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LA RANÇON DE LA GLOIRE - released on dvd

LA RANÇON DE LA GLOIRE/THE PRICE OF FAME (12) 2014 FRANCE BEAUVOIS, XAVIER £19.99

Set in the Christmas period in 1977, small time crook Eddy comes up with a plan to steal Charlie Chaplin’s corpse and demanded a ransom for the poor family he is living with. 27 more words

French Cinema

Cinema Masterclass with Xavier Beauvois at Les Arcs Film Festival (December 14)

The festival year wouldn’t finish properly without the European Film Festival of Les Arcs.
My task there will be to host an inspiring masterclass with French director Xavier Beauvois… 49 more words

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What's New on Canadian Netflix (November 16 - 22, 2015)

Comedy Bang Bang! – Seasons 1-3

The other week, we were talking about Marc Maron’s podcast spin-off TV series, Maron. Apparently Comedy Bang! Bang! 324 more words

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Des Hommes et des Dieux [Of Gods and Men] (2010)

2.5/4

I’m beginning to wonder if there is as much of a formula to making European arthouse films as there is to making westerns or horrors or any other formulaic genre picture. 1,084 more words

Film Reviews

La rançon de la gloire inspired by real story on the theft of Charlie Chaplin's corpse

La rançon de la gloire
✮✮✮½
Directed by: Xavier Beauvois
Starring: Benoît Poelvoorde, Roschdy Zem, Séli Gmach, Nadine Labaki.
Running time: 114 minutes.

Who knew you could make such an entertaining movie about the theft of a corpse? 494 more words

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