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French films

Space Stationary

Space Stationary

Proxima by George Wolf I don’t know how many jobs are more challenging than astronaut, but there can’t be many. And it is via that intense work experience that French…read more →

Killer Style

Killer Style

Deerskin by Hope Madden What makes a good midlife crisis? What gives it swagger? Physicality? Style? Maybe a little fringe? Deerskin. Oscar winner Jean Dujardin (The Artist) is Georges, a…read more →

Stranger than Fiction

Stranger than Fiction

Non-Fiction by Hope Madden Nothing ever changes. That appears to be the sentiment behind Olivier Assayas’s chamber dramedy Non-Fiction, a tale set in the middle of the dying publishing industry,…read more →

Ironic Title

Ironic Title

Happy End by Hope Madden Happy End is as perceptive as it is dispassionate—and this, as every choice filmmaker Michael Haneke makes—is intentional. Channeling themes from across his career, pulling…read more →

Delicious Dish

Delicious Dish

Raw by Hope Madden Much has been made of barf bags and fainting during screenings of writer/director Julia Ducournau’s feature debut, Raw. A festival favorite, the film has been plagued…read more →

Am I Blue?

Am I Blue?

The Blue Room by Hope Madden A quietly hypnotic tale that slowly takes shape, The Blue Room is an impressive piece of French cinema. This story of a clandestine love…read more →