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Eric Rohmer

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  • Movie review: 'Potiche'

    Movie review: 'Potiche'
    "Potiche" is a glossy throwback made with a modern eye, an old-fashioned romantic fantasy starring Catherine Deneuve and Gerard Depardieu that's been knowingly updated with tart, contemporary touches. The updater is François Ozon, who's been down this...
  • Claude Chabrol dies at 80; French film director was a founder of New Wave movement

    Claude Chabrol dies at 80; French film director was a founder of New Wave movement
    Director Claude Chabrol, one of the founders of the New Wave movement that revolutionized French cinema, died Sunday. He was 80. Christophe Girard, who is responsible for cultural matters at Paris City Hall, announced Chabrol's death. No cause was given....
  • Around Town: Salutes to Bunuel and the hero of 'Hugo,' Melies

     
    A Luis Bunuel retrospective and a tribute to the real-life hero of the film "Hugo" are among this week's highlights....
  • Around Town: Anime and the real Mae

     
    The American Cinematheque gets highly anime-ted with its "Castles in the Sky: Miyazaki, Takahata and the Masters of Studio Ghibli" retrospective, which begins Thursday at the Aero in Santa Monica with a new 35-millimeter print of Hayao Miyazaki’s...
  • 'French in Action': Now on an Internet near you

     
    "French in Action," a 1987 public-television, total-immersion language course in the form of an annotated romance -- there are fellow fans, I know, already shaking in excitement from these few words -- is now available online in its 52-episode entirety,.....
  • Devendra Banhart bathes and sings in Oliver Peoples' latest short

     
    Los Angeles-based eyewear company Oliver Peoples has been introducing its seasonal eyewear collections with short films to complement its ad campaigns, featuring personalities such as Robert Evans, Zooey Deschanel and Elijah Wood. The fourth effort...
  • Sarasota Film Fest lineup — Christopher Plummer, Geena Davis, Harry Connick Jr.

     
    This year's Sarasota Film Festival will be star-studded and action packed, with a performance by Harry Connick, Jr. and his orchestra, and appearances by Oscar winner Geena Davis and screen legend and Oscar nominee Christopher Plummer. Their opening night...
  • Review: The Freebie

    This past year may be remembered as the one mumblecore — the semi-disputed subgenre of American indie film wherein awkward young hipsters stumble, fumble and mumble their way through love’s fragile foibles — grew up. Or at least...
  • 'Eight White Nights: A Novel' by André Aciman

    'Eight White Nights: A Novel' by André Aciman
    Eight White Nights A Novel André Aciman Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 360 pp., $26 It would be simplistic and only partly true to sum up André Aciman's "Eight White Nights" -- about the advances and retreats of a love affair -- as Lucy holding Charlie...
  • Not in the mood for love

    Not in the mood for love
    HUGH GRANT is sent many scripts for romantic comedies. "There's one sitting on my computer right now," the movie star says from his home in England. "It starts in hell. I won't go any further." Indeed, what's offered to Grant, the swankily good-looking,...
  • Eric Rohmer dies at 89; French filmmaker made 'My Night at Maud's'

    Eric Rohmer dies at 89; French filmmaker made 'My Night at Maud's'
    Eric Rohmer, a former film critic who became one of France's most respected filmmakers and was internationally known for movies such as "My Night at Maud's" and "Claire's Knee," died Monday in Paris. He was 89. Rohmer's death was announced by his...