Category Archives: France

Global Advent: Day 24

The Film: The Artist – France This was the best theater experience I had all year. Going to see Tintin and The Hobbit was exciting, both being big spectacles filled with adventure and directed by film giants — but The … Continue reading

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Global Advent: Day 23

The Film: À bout portant [Point Blank] – France The classic thriller made modern is a true work of art. It combines suspense and graphic camerawork with a literary presence to create something that satisfies like a good book but … Continue reading

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Global Advent: Day 22

The Film: Shaun Of The Dead – England Everything about this film defies the common expectation of a foreign film. Granted, there is generally a difference between foreign language and global film, but whatever reason someone has to avoid films … Continue reading

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Global Advent: Day 1

This year instead of doing one country, I’m doing them all — a global Christmas. It’s a celebration of all the previous years and hopefully some new discoveries. So here it goes… The Film: Pour elle [Anything For Her] – … Continue reading

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Advent: Day 25

Joyeux Noel! I hope you enjoyed all the French film and food, your bellies are happy, and your thirst for brilliant entertainment from the land of Paris and Aix-en-Provence is quenched. Here are some pictures of the food, the decorations, and … Continue reading

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Advent: Day 24

The Film: Joyeux Noël I wrap up this series with a French film about Christmas. Based on actual events the film tells the story of a Christmas Eve during World War I. The real events are much more interesting and … Continue reading

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Advent: Day 23

The Film: Un long dimanche de fiançailles [A Very Long Engagement] Some movies take you on a journey. There may be times you’re not sure you want to go but if you do you will be rewarded. It isn’t often … Continue reading

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