Tag: Michele E. Hawkins

[Film review] Operation Mincemeat

[Film review] Operation Mincemeat

Review by Michele E. Hawkins. Britain. World War II. 1943. The Allies are preparing to invade Europe through Sicily despite ...
[Film review] To Chiara (A Chiara)

[Film review] To Chiara (A Chiara)

Review by Michele E. Hawkins. Claudio (Claudio Rotolo) and Carmela (Carmela Fumo) Guerrasio are preparing for a significant occasion, the ...
OSS 117: From Africa With Love [OSS 117: Alerte rouge en Afrique noire] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2022

OSS 117: From Africa With Love [OSS 117: Alerte rouge en Afrique noire] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2022

Review by Michele E. Hawkins. Suave, handsome, sophisticated, and irresistible to women — at least by his own assessment — ...
Farewell, Mister Haffmann [Adieu Monsieur Haffmann] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2022

Farewell, Mister Haffmann [Adieu Monsieur Haffmann] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2022

Review by Michele E. Hawkins. Since June 1940, Paris has been occupied by the Germans. Now, in 1941, it’s clear ...
Men on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown [Hommes au bord de la crise de nerfs] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2022

Men on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown [Hommes au bord de la crise de nerfs] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2022

Review by Michele E. Hawkins. City dwellers Hippolyte (Thierry Lhermitte), Romain (Ramzy Bedia), Antoine (François-Xavier Demaison), Michel (Laurent Stocker), Ivan ...
Eva-Maria — Stronger Than Fiction documentary festival 2021

Eva-Maria — Stronger Than Fiction documentary festival 2021

Review by Michele E. Hawkins. Eva-Maria has reached her early thirties and has decided that she wants to have a ...
Employee of the Month [Irréductible] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2022

Employee of the Month [Irréductible] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2022

Review by Michele E. Hawkins. Vincent Peltier (Jérôme Commandeur) has the perfect life. He is doted on not only by ...
Murder Party — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2022

Murder Party — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2022

Review by Michele E. Hawkins. Jeanne Chardon-Spitzer (Alice Pol), a brilliant architect, is vying for the commission to renovate the ...
Love Songs for Tough Guys [Cette musique ne joue pour personne] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2022

Love Songs for Tough Guys [Cette musique ne joue pour personne] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2022

Review by Michele E. Hawkins Jeff de Claerke (François Damiens) has joined a poetry class in which he recites his ...
[Film review] Blind Ambition 

[Film review] Blind Ambition 

Review by Michele E. Hawkins. Four young men from Zimbabwe — Joseph Dhafana, Tinashe Nyamudoka, Marlvin Gwese, and Pardon Tagazu ...