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  • Christine Sneed reflects on Mavis Gallant's life, writing

    Christine Sneed reflects on Mavis Gallant's life, writing
    I first encountered one of Mavis Gallant's short stories, "The Concert Party," in the 1989 edition of "The Best American Short Stories," that year's anthology edited by Margaret Atwood. At the time, I was a college freshman majoring in French. By the...
  • Scandinavian Cinema: 'Nordic Twilight' Heats Up Frozen North

    In case there was any doubt Scandinavian filmmakers are proving they can deliver more than crime thrillers like "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo." With Spanish cinema still caught up in the economic recession storm, Scandinavia is emerging as a fresh...
  • Jonathan Gold | L.A. restaurant review: Church & State a French haven

     Jonathan Gold | L.A. restaurant review: Church & State a French haven
    Most people with even a passing interest in local cooking have visited Church & State since it opened half a dozen years ago, a ground-level bistro on the ground floor of an old Nabisco factory, known for bringing dim lighting, expressive cocktails and...
  • The return of Inspector Maigret

    In an ambitious act of reinvention, Penguin has announced that it will reissue, in new translations, all 75 of Georges Simenon’s Inspector Maigret mysteries -- some of the bleakest, and best, works ever produced in the genre. The first two are out...
  • Cesar Film Awards Spread The Wealth Wide With Adele Exarchopoulos, Guillaume Gallienne Among The Winners

    PARIS- The 39th Cesar film awards spread the wealth wide, reflecting the breadth and diversity of Gaul's film production landscape. Scarlett Johansson was on hand to pick up a honorary award from the hands of Quentin Tarantino, whom she thanked for...
  • 'Me, Myself and Mum,' 'Blue Is the Warmest Color' Top Noms For France's Cesar Awards

    PARIS -Abdellatif Kechiche's "Blue Is the Warmest Color" won the Cannes Palme d'Or. But the Wild Bunch-sold title has some serious competition at France's Cesar Awards - the country's equivalents of the Oscars. Announced Friday by France's Academy of...
  • Oscars 2014: Contender 'Ernest and Celestine' puts art back into animation

    Oscar's animated feature race is a clash of the major Hollywood studios this year, with Disney, Fox/DreamWorks and Universal/Illumination all contending. But one movie in the mix -- a French-Belgian production about the unlikely friendship between a mouse...
  • Berenice Bejo Joins Cast Of Safy Nebbou's 'After The Storm'

    PARIS- Safy Nebbou is set to direct Berenice Bejo ("The Past"), Laurent Lafitte ("On The Other Side Of The Tracks"), Gregory Gadebois ("The Returned") and Sergio Castellitto ("The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian") in the Italy-set psychological...
  • Rachel Marsden: Ukrainian uprising is a rebellion, not a revolution

    PARIS -- Ceding to protestors' demands, Ukrainian parliament members voted last week to impeach President Viktor Yanukovych and hold early elections, which have been set for May 25. Online "slacktivists," keyboard warriors and various media outlets...
  • Vivendi's Universal Music Group Bottoming Out

    PARIS - Universal Music Group (UMG) revenues jumped 7.5% at actual currency to €4.886 billion ($6.7 billion) as the music company looked to be bottoming out in 2013, UMG owner Vivendi announced Tuesday, unveiling its full year 2013 results in Paris....
  • Quentin Tarantino Set To Hand Out Honorary Cesar To Scarlett Johansson In Paris

    PARIS- American film icon Quentin Tarantino, who considerably expanded his Gallic fan base since declaring "Cinema is my religion and France is the Vatican" in October, will be delivering the honorary Cesar to Scarlett Johansson at the Feb. 28 awards...