Anne Fontaine
Reviews // 5 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles
//Reviews

Is 'Gemma Bovery' Serious, Slapstick, Tragic, Romantic or Twee?
3 Aug 2015 // 2:00 AM

Unsure of the right tone to take, and weighed down by a dispiriting bunch of characters, Gemma Bovery is, unfortunately, the sum of all its parts

'Gemma Bovery' Is Just a Woman Trying to Be Happy
29 May 2015 // 4:30 AM

To viewers, the eponymous Gemma Bovery is an object to feel something about, rather than a being capable of feeling in her own right.

//Blogs

Toronto International Film Festival 2011: 'My Worst Nightmare'
12 Sep 2011 // 3:00 AM

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.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

In Motion: On the Emptiness of Progress

// Moving Pixels

"Nils Pihl calls it, "Newtonian engagement", that is, when "an engaged player will remain engaged until acted upon by an outside force". That's "progress".

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