Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Beauty and the Beast (aka: La Belle et la Bête)
(1946) Written and directed by Jean Cocteau; Based on the story by Madame Leprince de Beaumont; Starring: Jean Marais, Josette Day, Mila P...
Thursday, February 25, 2021
French February Quick Picks and Pans
Port of Shadows (1938) Jean (Jean Gabin), an AWOL soldier, hitches a ride to the port town of Le Havre, with the intention of assuming a n...
Sunday, February 21, 2021
Gandahar (aka: Light Years)
(1987) Directed by René Laloux ; Written by René Laloux and Roland Topor; Based on the novel Les Hommes Machine Contre Gandhar , by Jean-P...
Thursday, February 11, 2021
(1991) Written and directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Marc Caro; Starring: Marie-Laure Dougnac, Dominique Pinon, Jean-Claude Dreyfus, Karin ...
Monday, February 1, 2021
Japan-uary X Quick Picks and Pans
Ugetsu (aka: Ugetsu monogatari) (1953) Director Kenji Mizoguchi’s Feudal-era yurei (ghost) story resonates with the viewer long after it’s...
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Summer Days with Coo (aka: Kappa no Kû to Natsuyasumi)
(2007) Written and directed by Keiichi Hara; Story by Yuichi Watanabe and Masao Kogure; Based on the stories "Kappa Daisawagi" a...
Thursday, January 21, 2021
(2009) Directed by: Yoshihiro Nakamura; Written by Tamio Hayashi; Based on the novel by Kôtarô Isaka; Starring: Atsushi Itô, Kiyohiko Shib...
View web version