In Paris, the squatters of the La Clef cinema still resist

VShe ticket is from the new daily newsletter of the Culture department of Release, sent every evening. To register, simply enter your email address here. Occupying the cinema at all costs, even during periods of confinement. Make it his playground like the sleepwalker schoolchildren of Driving Zero – image of rebellion projected by the cinema […]

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 […]

Cécile Coulon, hussar on the roof

Cécile Coulon is a blonde who pierces the eye as much as the screen. A blonde who shoots the strange. So white that it sometimes turns blue spectrum depending on the light and mood of the girl. If she hadn’t grown up a bit, we would see the kid in the credits of Village of […]

Coronavirus: French cinemas should remain open

Despite the “Braking measures” of the Covid-19 announced by Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Friday, and in particular the ban on gatherings of more than one hundred people, cinemas should remain open in France – except in special cases. “The text [du gouvernement] has not yet appeared, but it is believed that this ban applies […]

Cinema: distribution facing the confinement puzzle

On March 14, when spectators learned of the cinemas’ decree being closed until further notice, reactions from some suggested that devotees had taken the altar away. For the distributors, the shock was no less severe. There are those who had bet on maintaining the release of their film in theaters on March 11, despite the […]

Closing cinemas: the release of films directly on VOD in the pipes

This Wednesday 1er April, the usual film release day, cinema doors will remain closed for the third consecutive week. It is also the day when the board of directors of the National Cinema Center (CNC) will meet (virtually) to act on the new measures relating to the distribution of films not released in theaters directly […]

Scriptwriters’ nudge

It is a discreet device, which little is known about. It is however essential to the genesis of many films. divine (Houda Benyamina), Look for the woman (Sou Abadi) or Bathers of Oberkampf Street (Julie Conte) are among the dozens of projects that have received scriptwriting assistance from the Ile-de-France region. Two commissions, meeting several […]

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 […]

Between people and lobbying, Terzian and embarrassment

Cinema tycoon, business shark, seasoned lobbyist with little regard for conflicts of interest … The sling directed against Alain Terzian, and the echoes collected from the professionals who frequent him, paint an overwhelming portrait of the president of the caesars. Refuting this image today, he has never done anything to contradict it. For twenty years, […]