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It's Olivia! // Les 400 Coups

Why hello there. My name is Olivia. The title of this blog is not ironic or literary in any other sense. I like films. And I intend to write about some of the many films out there on this corner of the worldwide web. 662 more words

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Walkabout (1971)

By Richard Winters

My Rating: 7 out of 10

4-Word Review: Lost in the outback.

A teenage girl (Jenny Agutter) and her younger brother (Luc Roeg, but billed as Lucien John) find themselves trapped amidst the harsh climate of the Australian outback. 925 more words


When Marnie Was There

I haven’t a single bad thing to say about this movie, except it just didn’t speak to me. I’m supposed to like it; it’s Oscar-nominated from the Studio of Ghibli, which are all the credentials it needs. 159 more words


La Vénus à la fourrure

Synopsis: Alone in a Paris theater after a long day of auditioning actresses for his new play, writer-director Thomas (Mathieu Amalric, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly) is distraught that no one has what it takes to play the lead female character: a woman who enters into an agreement with her male counterpart to dominate him as her slave. 1,037 more words


In the Mood for Love (2000)

“It is a restless moment. She has kept her head lowered… to give him a chance to come closer. But he could not, for lack of courage. 504 more words


Exclusive Interview with Eva Husson about 'Bang Gang (A Modern Love Story)'

Bang Gang (A Modern Love Story),” just by looking at its trailer, seems like the French version of “Kids,” but that’s not even remotely true. 404 more words

The Wave

The problem with most disaster movies these days is they present their horrific scenarios with nothing but stock characters who end up spouting annoying clichés aided by a weak screenplay. 842 more words