Articles tagged emmanuelle seigner

25 Jan 2008 // 4:54 AM

Marion Cotillard talks about becoming Edith Piaf

To observe that a French actress is beautiful is ordinarily an exercise in the incredibly obvious. But given Marion Cotillard’s titanic and tortured Oscar-nominated

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A Gallery of Good Works: The Best Films of 2007

From Julian Schnabel's artsy The Diving Bell and the Butterfly to the legendary Coen Brothers splendid adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's No Country for Old Men, PopMatters counts down the 30 best films of 2007.

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Performance Art: The Best Acting of 2007 - Male

From the tender and eerie precision of Sam Riley's depiction of Joy Division singer Ian Curtis in Control to yet another superlative performance by Daniel Day-Lewis in There Will Be Blood, PopMatters highlights the best male actors of 2007.

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The Best Big Screen Eye Candy of 2007

When flipping through my mental catalog of the year's films, certain scenes stand out. This past year offered a veritable feast of visual goodies.

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3 Jan 2008 // 9:59 PM

La Vie En Rose (La Môme)

Cotillard simultaneously relates the harsh obstinacy and generally acerbic behavior of the songstress while managing to drip humanity and evoke pathos at every turn.

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Filmmaker as artist: With so much talent, what’s a little ego?

It could be a Zen koan, what just came out of Julian Schnabel’s mouth: “Nobody knows better than you what you need to do,

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The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (Le Scaphandre et le Papillon)

The movie follows the outline of Jean-Dominique Bauby's memoir, not only recounting his former, super-glam playboy life, but also reckoning with his current condition, asserting a self without speech or gesture.

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The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

Diving Bell feels like another world and visually, it looks like no other film.

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6 Jul 2007 // 4:12 AM

Director drawn to French singer’s story

Olivier Dahan just had a feeling. After seeing a photo of a 17-year-old Edith Piaf, the French director was overwhelmed by the urge to tell

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La Vie En Rose (La Môme) (2007)

Angry, needy, and almost painfully lovely, Marion Cotillard's Édith Piaf fills all emotional space in La Vie En Rose.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

The Ninth Gate (1999)

Roman Polanski and Johnny Depp. The match seems made in heaven, these two notoriously eccentric, fascinating, and difficult geniuses, plying their crafts, inspiring brilliance in one another.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

The Ninth Gate (1999)

In The Ninth Gate, perennial provocateur Roman Polanski throws in his contribution to the millennial apocalypse/Armageddon/hell-on-earth films that have recently been such a staple of the action/adventure genre.

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Ubisoft Understands the Art of the Climb

// Moving Pixels

"Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed and Grow Home epitomize the art of the climb.

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