Blu-ray Review: Wax Mask (1997)

Poor, poor Lucio Fulci. He spent the first half of the ’90s ill from his fight with diabetes; his last film Door into Silence, came out in ’91. Longtime rival Dario Argento offered an olive branch for ...

The Forgotten: The Belmondo Identity

Le professionnel is essentially a 1981 version of The Bourne Identity, oddly enough, with Jean-Paul Belmondo in the lead role. Robert Ludlum's novel was brand new at the tune, but Le prof is based on ...

Oss 117 Five Film Collection

He’s fast on his feet, quick with a gun, and faster with the to-die-for beauties that only existed in the swinging ’60s. The superspy exploits of Oss 117 were too big for just one actor, so meet all ...

50th Anniversary: the 20th Annual Cannes Film Festival

by Nathaniel R Franco Nero and Vanessa Redgrave at Cannes '67Fifty years ago on this very day over in France the 20th annual Cannes Film Festival opened with the French film I Killed Rasputin ...

Arrow Video's Cemetery Without Crosses is only for Euro Western Completists

Right out of the gate I should say that Cemetery Without Crosses is notable for a number of reasons. First off, it's one of the only, if only, French westerns from the 60s and it was directed by ...

Book Review: From France With Love: Gender And Identity In French Romantic Comedy By Mary Harrod (I. B. Tauris)

From France With Love: Gender And Identity In French Romantic Comedy By Mary Harrod (I. B. Tauris, £62/ $99)264 pages. Hardback. Isbn: 9781784533588 Review by Diane Rodgers French romantic comedy ...

Cemetery Without Crosses | Blu-ray Review

Filmed during the height of the Euro Western craze of the late 60’s, Robert Hossein’s Cemetery Without Crosses is an obscure gem rejuvenated by Arrow Video. A French production, the title was ...

‘Cemetery Without Crosses’ Blu-ray Review (Arrow Video)

A Spaghetti Western with a French director and star may seem an odd combination, but this is exactly what we get with Cemetery Without Crosses aka The Rope and the Colt. Inspired by the success of the ...

Blu-ray Review- Cemetery Without Crosses (1969)

Cemetery Without Crosses (Une corde, une Colt), 1969. Directed by Robert Hossein. Starring Robert Hossein, Michèle Mercier, Guido Lollobrigida, Daniele Vargas, Serge Marquand, Pierre Hatet, Phillipe ...

Vice and Virtue | Blu-ray Review

Between his high profile marriages to Brigitte Bardot and Jane Fonda, director Roger Vadim engaged in a notable liaison with Catherine Deneuve, just prior to her ascension to international stardom in ...

Deneuve is César Award Record-Tier; Stewart Among Rare Anglophone Nominees in Last Four Decades

Catherine Deneuve: César Award Besst Actress Record-Tier (photo: Catherine Deneuve in 'In the Courtyard / Dans la cour') (See previous post: "Kristen Stewart and Catherine Deneuve Make César Award ...

DVD Review: 'Love on a Pillow'

★★☆☆☆ Roger Vadim's 1962 film Love on a Pillow sees Bridgit Bardot as the kind and caring Geneviève Le Theil, a well to-do girl from an upper-class family. After leaving Paris and arriving in Dijon to ...

DVD Review - Love on a Pillow (1962)

Love on a Pillow (France: Le repos de guerrier), 1962. Directed by Roger Vadim. Starring Brigitte Bardot, Robert Hossein, Jean-Marc Bory and Michel Serrault. Synopsis: A woman rescues a suicidal ...

Competition: Win Brigitte Bardot classic 'Love on a Pillow' on DVD

This coming Monday (19 March) finally sees the home entertainment 50th Anniversary release of Roger Vadim's 1962 film Love on a Pillow - starring Brigitte Bardot and Robert Hossein - courtesy of ...

Love On A Pillow – DVD Review

Genevieve, a young Parisienne visiting a small town to find out the details of a newly acquired inheritance, stumbles into the wrong hotel room and into the life on an unbalanced man (Renaud) who had ...

Win Brigette Bardot's Love on a Pillow on DVD

This month sees release of director Roger Vadim's Love on a Pillow starring Brigette Bardot and Robert Hussain, and to celebrate Flickering Myth have two copies of the film to give away to our readers ...

Win Love on a Pillow on DVD

To mark the release of Love on a Pillow (Le Repos du Guerrier) on DVD 19th March, Studio Canal have given us three copies to give away. The film is directed by Roger Vadim and stars Brigitte Bardot ...

Politics and Aesthetics in the Straubs’ Films

Jacques Rancière, Philippe Lafosse and the public in conversation about Straub-Huillet after a screening of From the Clouds to the Resistance and Workers, Peasants Monday, February 16, 2004, Jean ...

Marie-France Pisier obituary

French actor, novelist and director who starred in films by Truffaut and Buñuel Those who followed the adventures of Antoine Doinel (played by Jean-Pierre Léaud) in a series of lyrical and ...

Bigger Than Ben Hur

Bigger Than Ben Hur $15 million stadium adaptation. 15,000 square meters of arena stage. 400 costumes, 200 back stage crew, 216 actors, 124 soldiers, 36 horsemen, 32 horses, 26 gladiators, 9 chariots and 5 Arabian ...

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