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 Wolf Of Wall Street

The Wolf Of Wall Street US (2013) Dir. Martin Scorsese In terms of modern, highly venerated commercial films, I admit to being a little late to the party on this one. To be frank it didn’t really appeal to me at the time but catching a few minutes of it on TV recently, it seemed … Continue reading The Wolf Of Wall Street

The Players (Les infidels)

The Players (Les infidels) France (2012) Dirs. Various Oscar winner Jean Dujardin’s follow-up project to the Oscar winning film The Artist, caused some outrage before it was released. While The Artist was finally making waves globally, the French poster for his next film The Players, which showed Dujardin grasping a vertical pair of stocking clad … Continue reading The Players (Les infidels)

OSS 117: Lost in Rio (OSS 117: Rio ne répond plus)

OSS 117: Lost in Rio (OSS 117: Rio ne répond plus) France (2009) Dir. Michel Hazanavicius France’s top secret agent Hubert Bonisseur de La Bath, alias OSS 117 (Jean Dujardin), returns with a new mission that sees him on his way to Brazil to deliver a 50 000 francs payment to an exiled Nazi, Professor … Continue reading OSS 117: Lost in Rio (OSS 117: Rio ne répond plus)

The Artist

The Artist (Cert PG) 1 Disc (Distributor: Entertainment In Video) Running Time: 100 Minutes approx I’m sure you all know the plot of this homage to the golden era of silent movies in which megastar George Valentin (Jean Dujardin) ignores the advent of talking pictures and falls into obscurity, just as a young dancer Peppy … Continue reading The Artist

CA$H

Ca$h France (2008) Dir. Éric Besnard A conman named Solal (Clovis Cornillac) is killed during a scam by a gunman from a rival gang Vincent (Mehdi Nebbou). His brother Cash (Jean Dujardin) and his crime “family” – François (François Berléand), Léa (Caroline Proust) and Fred le marin (Samir Guesmi) want revenge but have plans for … Continue reading CA$H