Death of Michel Piccoli, antistar of French cinema

It had been revealed by contempt by Jean-Luc Godard in 1963; before becoming the monument of French cinema that we celebrate today. The 94-year-old actor Michel Piccoli, still seen recently in Habemus papam, of Nanni Moretti, died on May 12 of a stroke, according to his family on Monday. At the end of a career […]

At war with boredom: barred western, surrealism and variétoc

1-With opium western Those who have retained the name of S. Craig Zahler for his remarkable thriller Dragged over the bitumen, released directly on video on demand and in the hollow of last summer, will be delighted to learn that his first feature has landed on Prime Video. Released in 2015, Bone Tomahawk works the […]

Suzy Delair leaves, with her “tralala”

According to the decennial tables of the town hall of the XVIIIe Paris district, register V11E 616, 104e leaf, Suzanne Pierrette Delaire was born on 1er January 1918, near Montmartre. The woman known as Suzy Delair since the 1930s, who became the dean of French cinema, died on Sunday at 102 years of age. Among […]

Helen Scott, New Wave ferryman

August 1965, to Helen Scott, who has just met Rossellini and has completely returned, even if as usual she jokes, François Truffaut writes: “The truth is that I fall in love with people through movies, while you are the opposite.” Another random letter. Truffaut, in 1968, while he was waiting for the Reunion team the […]

“The Wild State”, attention seceded

The Wild State is so polished that its title can only be understood as a denial. Here is an illustrious example of fully civilized cinema, whose narration and style are based and play only on fear, the will to control and of course the fascination with everything he is delighted to call the name of […]

The Greek, in the thick of the beginning

There is this anecdote that Anne Luthaud, general delegate of the Cinematographic Research and Essay Group (Greek) likes to tell. Caroline Poggi, a young Corsican student still unknown to the battalion, types on Google “make a first film”. She fell on the site of the Greek, enrolled in their training at the University of Corsica […]