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Missed Movies of 2010, Part 2: Life During Wartime to Wild Grass
31 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM
In our second half of 2010's overlooked offerings, we champion West Virginia 'white' trash, a mafia musical, the goriest (and goofiest) spring break ever, a trip to a town called Panic, and one unfairly dismissed, should have been an Oscar nominee mainstream hit from Ben Affleck.
Films for Fans of Visionary Directors
4 Aug 2014 // 9:30 PM
In film, "visionary" has become a marketing adjective, like "iconic". Here, on the matter of visionary directors, we separate the claret from the beaujolais, if you will.
15 Dec 2009 // 10:03 PM
François Ozon's film might best be understood as a kind of prickly fable, or maybe a cautionary tale.
Swimming Pool (2003)
9 Jul 2003 // 8:00 PM
Julie becomes Sarah's muse, her model, her irritant.
London Film Festival 2014 Day 4: 'The New Girlfriend' and 'Something Must Break'
13 Oct 2014 // 6:00 AM
Issues of gender identity and sexuality come under scrutiny in today’s reviewed films: the latest genre-hopper from François Ozon, and Ester Martin Bergsmark’s explicit teen love story.
TIFF 2013: Gerontophilia (dir. Bruce LaBruce) / Young and Beautiful (dir. François Ozon)
12 Sep 2013 // 5:00 AM
Two films about teenage sexuality yielding contrasting results: Bruce LaBruce's Gerontophilia is a hilarious and heartbreaking portrait of a teenager's passion for an octogenarian, while François Ozon's Young & Beautiful is a chic yet tacky take on a teenage girl's decision to prostitute herself.