Articles tagged isabelle huppert

Cannes 2012: Day 5 - ‘Amour’ + ‘In Another Country’ + ‘Like Someone in Love’

Day five witnesses a trio of films from some of the artform's leading lights: Michael Haneke returns with Amour, Hong Sang-soo competes with In Another Country, and the incomparable Abbas Kiarostami produces a new masterwork.

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Just Another Pretty Woman: The Who’s Who of Hookers in Film

How did playing a prostitute or stripper become de rigeur for Hollywood actresses?

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Jean-Luc Godard: 3-Disc Collector’s Edition

For all of pretense surrounding these films and their attempts to grapple with "big ideas", they are, ultimately, experiences that one must live through; they demand viewing and listening.

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31 Jul 2007 // 9:59 PM

The Comedy of Power

Chabrol is often labeled the French Hitchcock for his fascination with intrigue, the criminal mind, moral compromise, and guilt.

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11 Jul 2007 // 9:59 PM

Violette Nozière (1978)

Violette, a classic French thriller that compels right at the ultra-noir first moment.

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7 Mar 2007 // 8:00 PM

La Vie Promise (2002)

Despite Huppert’s commendable performance this film sinks under the weight of derivative characters, contrived and overly convenient plot points, and simplistic themes.

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I Heart Huckabees: 2-Disc Special Edition (2004)

The Special Edition is loaded with so much self-referential material and 'oh so clever' concepts that they threaten to make the movie into its own cult object.

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I Heart Huckabees: 2-Disc Special Edition (2004)

As hard as he tries, Albert can't quite keep up with the Jaffes' questions, let alone their answers.

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Time of the Wolf (Le Temps du loup) (2002)

In Michael Haneke's version of the end of the world, things are different.

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1 Oct 2004 // 12:00 AM

I Heart Huckabees (2004)

Albert is again faced with basic questions: Are we really 'all connected'? How can 'everything be the same even if it's different'?"

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15 Jul 2004 // 12:00 AM

Time of the Wolf (2003)

In Time of the Wolf, a family vacationing in the French countryside is split apart by shocking violence and faced with unspeakable horrors.

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1 Dec 2003 // 12:00 AM

Amateur (1994)

Its strengths lie not in this improbable plot, but in Hartley's challenges to conventions.

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19 Sep 2002 // 12:00 AM

8 Women (2002)

Sabotaging the happy play of color, song, and glamour with a deeply felt despair, Ozon has finally made his subversiveness genuinely surprising.

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25 Apr 2002 // 12:00 AM

Les Destinées (2000)

As its title suggests, the pall of inevitability hangs over Les Destinées.

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4 Apr 2002 // 12:00 AM

The Piano Teacher (2001)

Haneke's films challenge not only media violence, but also unsuccessful satires of media violence, like Oliver Stone's indulgent, bloodily hedonistic 'Natural Born Killers'.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Unearthing the 'Charnel House'

// Moving Pixels

"This week we discuss Owl Creek Games's follow up to Sepulchre, the triptych of tales called The Charnel House Trilogy.

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