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Review: MRS. HYDE, Packing a Punch in Screwball Comedy Form

Serge Bozon's idiosyncratic WWI musical comedy La France impressed me when I watched it some years ago. In it, he demystified war heroics and masculinity with his deadpan humor. In Mrs. Hyde, in his peculiar way, Bozon takes jabs at...

Ozon's THE NEW GIRLFRIEND Heats Up To Red-Band In New Trailer

A new red-band (NSFW) trailer for Francois Ozon's The New Girlfriend take a subtly erotic approach, baring a little more flesh and turning up the heat exponentially. Our own Kwenton Bellette saw it at the French Film Festival in Australia back...

Interview: Francois Ozon And Romain Duris Talk THE NEW GIRLFRIEND As "A Political Film"

Ahead of the UK release of The New Girlfriend, Francois Ozon and Romain Duris made the trip to London to discuss their latest film. Now bearded, Duris was clearly back on the masculine side of the spectrum, but both were...

Review: MOOD INDIGO (European Version) Exhilarates And Exhausts In Equal Measure

Michel Gondry is back. And he's going no holds barred. After slumming it as studio hired-gun and inner-city auteur (in 2011's The Green Hornet and 2012's The We and the I, respectively), the French director is back in small-batch surrealist...

Review: CHINESE PUZZLE, Love And Life, Still So Complicated

The path to true happiness is strewn with thorns, and hedged in by emotions and personalities that often spiral out of control. That appears to be the overriding theme of the three films that C├ędric Klapisch has made revolving around...

New Poster For Michel Gondry's MOOD INDIGO

Our friends at Drafthouse Films are getting ready for the limited theatrical release of Michel Gondry's Mood Indigo on July 18. There is a new poster and trailer to share with you. They give you a glimpse into that wondrous...

Review: In POPULAIRE, Candy Colors Hide A Rotten Core

That which glitters is so very, very far from gold in the new French film Populaire. Dig a little deeper into this superficial charmer and you'll find a core that borders on dreadful. I couldn't possibly recommend a film...

Review: Michel Gondry's MOOD INDIGO Exhilarates, Exhausts

Michel Gondry is back. And he's going no holds barred.After slumming it as studio hired-gun and inner-city auteur (in 2011's The Green Hornet and 2012's The We and the I, respectively), the French director is back in small-batch surrealist mode with Mood Indigo (L'ecume...