Up For Love (Un homme à la hauteur)

Up For Love (Un homme à la hauteur) France (2016) Dir. Laurent Tirard Size doesn’t matter. It is one of those humiliation-saving white lies told since time immemorial, along with bums not looking big certain dresses, an overcooked dinner still being edible, or a terrible haircut being fine. The problem is 50% of the people … Continue reading Up For Love (Un homme à la hauteur)

The Anarchists (Les Anarchistes)

The Anarchists (Les Anarchistes) France (2015) Dir. Elie Wajeman “Love made me become an anarchist” As good a reason as any I suppose, but it turns out love was the downfall for the titular anarchists in this second feature from up-and-coming French director Elie Wajeman - that and a pedestrian script for what could have … Continue reading The Anarchists (Les Anarchistes)

After Love (L’économie du couple)

After Love (L'économie du couple) France/Belgium (2016) Dir. Joachim Lafosse They say all is fair in love and war but when one turns into the other, fairness is often the last concern of those embroiled in a bitter dispute. Belgian writer-director Joachim Lafosse posits this idea via an indefatigable impasse created by the stubbornness of … Continue reading After Love (L’économie du couple)

Roberto Succo

Roberto Succo France (2001) Dir. Cédric Kahn For some people, being number one is lifelong ambition, be it in the pop charts, a sports league, in the  film box office rankings and so on. Being Public Enemy Number One may not be a desired goal for some, but when attained it is lot harder to … Continue reading Roberto Succo