François Ozon
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//Features

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.

//Columns

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.

//Reviews

On François Ozon Crossdressing Melodrama, 'The New Girlfriend'
16 Sep 2015 // 3:00 AM

In François Ozon’s latest, the ostensible perversion of crossdressing is the basis of a comic melodrama about repressed and mixed-up desires.

'The New Girlfriend' Fails to Live Up to François Ozon's Best Work
13 Sep 2015 // 9:10 PM

Ozon continues to shift genre and bend gender with The New Girlfriend, but the results feel clumsy and calculated when compared with the director’s best work.

//Blogs

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.

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//Blogs

The Moving Pixels Podcast Becomes the 'Beholder'

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to think that we would never be complicit with the dictates of an authoritarian regime, but Beholder reveals how complicated such choices can become.

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