3 Hearts (3 coeurs)

3 Hearts (3 coeurs) France (2014) Dir. Benoît Jacquot “Sisters, sisters / There were never such devoted sisters” So wrote legendary songwriter Irving Berlin in 1954 and while this sentiment has stood the test of time, it also provides us with the central conceit of this French romantic melodrama. Ironically, whilst it doesn’t star real … Continue reading 3 Hearts (3 coeurs)

Cobra

Cobra US (1925) Dir. Joseph Henabery No doubt your initial mentally recognition from seeing the title Cobra was the 1986 Sly Stallone action flick; disavow yourself of that notion as this silent film, which turned out to be the penultimate outing for iconic 1920’s heartthrob Rudolph Valentino, is substantially different in every way. Count Rodrigo … Continue reading Cobra