Category: Film Reviews

Antoinette in the Cévennes [Antoinette dans les Cévennes] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2021

Antoinette in the Cévennes [Antoinette dans les Cévennes] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2021

The school holidays are imminent, and teacher Antoinette (Laure Calamy) is excited by the prospect of a clandestine week with ...
[Film] Zack Snyder’s Justice League - a long wait, and a loooong watch; is all the longing worth it?

[Film] Zack Snyder’s Justice League – a long wait, and a loooong watch; is all the longing worth it?

With Cameron Williams “Are you finished yet?” a CGI alien barks at another digital monstrosity. Zack Snyder’s Justice League clocks ...
Eiffel — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2021

Eiffel — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2021

Eiffel opens just before the acceptance of Gustave Eiffel’s entry into the competition to build France’s magnificent display piece for ...
Night Shift — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2021

Night Shift — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2021

Supplementing the events of a single day with two or three flashbacks, Night Shift introduces a situation and three police ...
The Rose Maker [La fine fleur] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2021

The Rose Maker [La fine fleur] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2021

Since she was a tiny child, Eve Vernet (Catherine Frot) has been immersed in the world of roses, learning from ...
Bye Bye Morons [Adieu les cons] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2021

Bye Bye Morons [Adieu les cons] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2021

Suze Trappet (Virginie Efira)’s years-long quest to find the son whom she surrendered at birth has acquired fresh urgency with ...
Arab Blues [Un divan à Tunis] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2021

Arab Blues [Un divan à Tunis] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2021

After living in Paris from the age of 10 and obtaining a psychotherapy degree, Selma (Golshifteh Farahani) moves back to ...
The Big Hit [Un triomphe] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2021

The Big Hit [Un triomphe] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2021

Offered a chance to get prisoners involved in drama, Étienne (Kad Merad), an actor out of work and no longer ...
[Film review] Nomadland

[Film review] Nomadland

It’s winter in Empire, Nevada, and U.S. Gypsum’s plant there, which has provided work for most of the town, has ...
[Film review] The Truffle Hunters

[Film review] The Truffle Hunters

Deep in the Piemonte forests in northern Italy hides the highly prized fruiting body of a subterranean fungus: the Alba ...