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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 14

The Film: The Trip – UK You really can’t be sad watching a film with Coogan and Brydon. It’s one of those indelible laws of nature like gravity or the way a good film can feel as satisfying as a … 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 21

The Film: Le petit Nicolas [Little Nicholas] There is nothing so wonderful as a film that makes you laugh out loud. Makes you gasp, and cheer, or simply sit back and enjoy with a goofy smile on your face. Nicholas … Continue reading

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Advent: Day 20

The Film: Comme une image [Look At Me] A  likeable film about unlikeable characters, you will never see another story like this. At the center is one man — a famous writer, a father and husband, a womanizer, a self-centered … Continue reading

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Advent: Day 19

The Film: Bienvenue chez les Ch’tis [Welcome to the Sticks] When heavy action and teary dramas don’t sit right. When romance and thrillers fail to please. Comedy is the best medicine. This year there were comedies about death, r-rated box-office hits, … Continue reading

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Advent: Day 14

The Film: La doublure [The Valet] Daniel Auteuil, Virginie Ledoyen, Dany Boon, and Gad Elmaleh have been mentioned in previous parts of this series but the writer/director of this film has not. Francis Verber is one of the most prolific … Continue reading

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