Five reasons to see Eric Rohmer's Six Moral
Vancouver SunFive reasons to see Eric Rohmer's Six Moral TalesVancouver SunEric Rohmer. The last of the French New Wave directors to become established, Rohmer (1920-2010) wrote and directed over 20 films, including Pauline at the Beach (1983), Full Moon in Paris (1984), and the movies that make up Six Moral Tales, which ...
Posted on 29 March 2017 | 5:48 am
The odd couple - Prospect
The odd coupleProspect... with James Stewart and Grace Kelly; he had become a household name through his television series; and he was being acclaimed as an important artist by the future Nouvelle Vague directors in France-Fran?ois Truffaut, Claude Chabrol, Eric Rohmer.
Posted on 26 March 2017 | 8:39 am
Middle-Aged Greek Doctor Enjoys Making Out
TheStranger.comMiddle-Aged Greek Doctor Enjoys Making Out and Dancing With Young People In SuntanTheStranger.comSuffused with shades of gold and jade, Argyris Papadimitropoulos's Suntan looks like a sunny Eric Rohmer film, but plays more like a gloomy Claude Chabrol. Kostis Makridis (Chevalier's Makis Papadimitriou), a new doctor on the 800-person Greek island ...
Posted on 24 March 2017 | 10:50 am
Ask Mick LaSalle: What movies set in Paris
San Francisco ChronicleAsk Mick LaSalle: What movies set in Paris do you recommend?San Francisco ChronicleI like “Charade” (1963), too, and also “Rendezvous in Paris” (1996), three short romantic films from Eric Rohmer. Hello Mick: If you were booking the first Anti-Fascist Film Festival, what would be your choices? We're talking not just antiwar, or left ...
Posted on 22 March 2017 | 2:20 pm
Fox and Trump are the Same Person... and
Fox and Trump are the Same Person... and they're in the houseHuffington PostGiven time and less pressing demands, I think I could make a pretty good case that Richard Linklater is the best story-telling director working today. Well, that's not true. He's not better than Woody Allen, Martin Scorsese or Eric Rohmer once were and ...
Posted on 21 March 2017 | 6:46 am
Send in the Cloud
In 2008, Shannon Cloud was 13 years old when her mother signed her up for Kamp Hollywood, a filmmaking and acting summer camp in Dallas. “Everybody else wanted to write and direct,” she remembered. “But I realized producing was for me.” Before that ...
Posted on 19 August 2015 | 7:20 am
BLU-RAY REVIEW “DAY FOR NIGHT” (1973;
Truffaut quickly shot to the forefront of the French New Wave in the late 1950s and early 60s, alongside the likes of Jean-Luc Godard, Eric Rohmer, Alain Resnais, and others. By the time the 70s rolled around, Truffaut was a national treasure in France and ...
Posted on 13 August 2015 | 10:20 am
Eric Rohmer's Period Piece 'The Marquise of
The 1976 film has been restored for a one week event at BAMcinématek. Eric Rohmer's first period piece, the beautiful and intense romantic drama "The Marquise of O..." (1976), is set to screen for one week at BAMcinématek in Brooklyn. The film ...
Posted on 28 July 2015 | 7:30 am
Eric Rohmer: everyday miracles of a New Wave
Meeting for drinks. Going to the beach. Family dinners. Eric Rohmer was a visionary who dealt in the down-to-earth, argues Michael Newton, as the BFI prepares to celebrate the French director It’s Christmas Eve, and a warm, beautiful woman asks a man to ...
Posted on 26 December 2014 | 12:01 am
Movie Meter: Settle in for Eric Rohmer’s A
A Summer’s Tale: You lucky people get to watch a veritable masterpiece from famed French auteur Eric Rohmer, originally from 1996, but finally being released now for the first time on American screens. The film, the third installment of his “Four ...
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 5:08 am