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Monday, February 3 2014

If Only 'Adore' Were as Wonderful as Its Two Leading Ladies

Anne Fontaine seems merely satisfied with having her movie linger between scandal and hedonism.


Tuesday, February 23 2010

Coco Before Chanel

Unlike more traditional biopics, this is almost entirely focused on the period of Coco’s life before she became successful and famous. Though lush and lovely, the film comes off as insubstantial.


Friday, September 25 2009

Coco Before Chanel (Coco avant Chanel)

Coco Before Chanel cannot get out from under the romantic fabrications and excesses that ostensibly annoyed its subject.


Blogs

Monday, September 12 2011

Toronto International Film Festival 2011: 'My Worst Nightmare'

Quite uncomfortably, the film uses class stereotypes aggressively and persistently, relying upon them as scaffolding for this faux-existential narrative about awakening and self-actualization.


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