Articles tagged gérard depardieu

1 Sep 2008 // 10:30 PM

Babylon A.D.

The fact that Aurora incarnates some extreme other possibility -- be it "light" or darkness, miraculous birth or genocide -- makes her one more "mother of the future."

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27 Aug 2008 // 9:42 PM

Babylon…and On

Mathieu Kassovitz is livid. Not just angry, mind you, but completely pissed off. After five long years of planning and praying, after months of harsh

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The Return of the Popcorn Circus: August 2008

Talk about a crowded schedule. There are more offerings scheduled this month than in the previous two combined.

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25 Jan 2008 // 3:54 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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3 Jan 2008 // 8:59 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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6 Jul 2007 // 3:12 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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8 Nov 2006 // 3:00 PM

Battle of The Brave (2004)

Enduring this battle requires tremendous . . . endurance.

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26 Oct 2006 // 11:00 PM

Changing Times (2004)

Changing Times consistently rings true. It is gripping, thoughtful and concise.

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2 May 2006 // 1:03 AM

Last Holiday

'So much of the movie,' says director Wayne Wang of his Last Holiday, 'is about giving up your fears and trying to live your life.'

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13 Jan 2006 // 12:00 AM

Last Holiday (2006)

As she gains increased clout (maybe her new Hollywood star counts for something), perhaps the Queen can angle for work that's challenging and rewarding for all her subject.

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8 May 2003 // 12:00 AM

City of Ghosts (2002)

A strangely moralistic romance, premised on his relationship with the setting, Cambodia.

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31 May 2002 // 12:00 AM

CQ (2001)

The subject of CQ is Paul, artist, coffee-drinker, American in Paris.

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A Crooked and Unseen Highway: lowercase - "She Takes Me"

// Sound Affects

"The newest Between the Grooves series tackles Lowercase's Kill the Lights, a great marriage of slowcore and post-punk: raw, angry, sullen, and very much alive almost 20 years later.

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