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Monsieur Delerue's Noteworthy Legacy

Monsieur Delerue's Noteworthy Legacy

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 12th 2018

Composer Alexandre Desplat, who won his second Best Original Score Academy Award® last Sunday for 2017’s The Shape of Water (his first came for 2014’s The Grand Budapest Hotel), spoke fondly of hi

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François’ Femmes Fatales

François’ Femmes Fatales

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 16th 2017

Isabelle Huppert’s fearless and enigmatic performance in director Paul Verhoeven’s controversial Elle, already the winner of the 2016 Best Actress Golden Globe and prizes from the Los Angeles, New

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The Unfathomable Jeanne

The Unfathomable Jeanne

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 23rd 2017

“It is her appearance that makes her so immediately compelling: that tenebrous face and those dark unsmiling eyes. Among movie stars, the decisive factor – the dividing line between effectiveness a

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My Enemy, My Love

My Enemy, My Love

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 22nd 2016

Steven Knight, the man who scripted the movies Dirty Pretty Things, Eastern Promises, Locke and Burnt and created the British gangster TV series sensation Peaky Blinders, says he based his screenpl

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June Bride

June Bride

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 24th 2016

June is the month for brides and it’s also when François Truffaut’s killer thriller The Bride Wore Black (1968) came to America 48 years ago this weekend. Embodied by captivating Jules and Jim lead

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