Posts tagged with french cinema

DVD Review: Louise-Michel

Drawing inspiration and its title from an 18th century French anarchist, Louise-Michel (2008) is a black comedy with capitalism in its crosshairs.  While its belated DVD release is set to gain a wider audience due to frustration over the recession, its muddled message shoots wide of the target. A group of ex-factory workers in Picardie […]

Film Review:The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec

If you’re looking for a comic book fix this spring that delivers a hammer blow to your senses, Thor isn’t the only option.  While the Viking muscles his way to box office glory, a little known French heroine proves she is more than a match for the Marvel superstar.  Luc Besson’s The Extraordinary Adventures of […]

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