French divorcees fight to the funny end.
According to the classic film Gilda (1946), “Hate is a very exciting emotion”. And few life events can fan heated emotive flames more than divorce. A bitter divorce can possess such ferocity that it can startle innocent bystanders. Such...
Hate actually.
In what appears to be a Gallic assault on the box-office universe of Love Actually-like rom-com inanity, director Pascal Chaumeil concocts a risible confection in Fly Me to the Moon (Un plan parfait). Those who believe that French cinema invented...
A French clown and his merry misfits make light work of Juenet's latest shenanigans
Apparently the title of Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s vibrant new film lacks an exact English equivalent – loose translations vary between 'a mixture" and 'shenanigans". But with a name like that you don’t need to know what Micmacs means literally to...
An incredible true story that will fill you with hope for the human race.
France\'s official submission for the foreign language Academy Award is MERRY CHRISTMAS or Joyeux Noel, a multi-language film that has topped the French box office.
A formulaic comedy that loses something in translation.
You’ll never go broke making fun of country folk. It’s this simple fact that makes the broad fish-out-of-water tale such a sure-fire box office draw. Just ask the French, who have flocked to the cinema in record numbers to watch Welcome to the...
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