Flashback to the 1969 awards season: ‘Midnight Cowboy’ makes Oscar history

Though the cinematic landscape has changed over the past five decades, one thing has remained the same: the Academy Awards, Golden Globes, National Board of Review of Motion Pictures, New York Film ...

Stéphane Audran obituary

Star of Babette’s Feast who shone in the films of her husband Claude Chabrol Of all the director-and-star couples in the history of cinema, there was none more prolific than Claude Chabrol and ...

Stéphane Audran obituary

Star of Babette’s Feast who shone in the films of her husband Claude Chabrol Of all the director-and-star couples in the history of cinema, there was none more prolific than Claude Chabrol and ...

Tiff Cinematheque presents a Summer in France: ‘La Femme infidèle’ documents the tragedy of a marriage

La Femme infidèle Directed by Claude Chabrol Written by Claude Chabrol France, 1968 Imagine the perfect life. If you were Charles Desvallees (Michel Bouquet), you’d imagine that you had a placid, ...

Mid-year in Paris: Tiff Cinematheque presents ‘Summer in France’

Starting July 13th and running through September 2nd, prepare yourself to be transported to a summer vacation in France. All you have to do is check in at Tiff Cinematheque (350 King Street West, ...

Michel Duchaussoy obituary

French actor who played several classic roles on stage and dubbed the voice of Marlon Brando in The Godfather In order to fully appreciate the wide-ranging acting talents of Michel Duchaussoy, who ...

Diane Lane, Josh Brolin Photo: SAG Awards 2012

Diane Lane, Josh Brolin Cinema Verite Best Actress in a Television Movie or Mini-Series nominee Diane Lane and Josh Brolin arrive at the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards broadcast on TNT/TBS ...

Claude Chabrol obituary

Prolific French director of films with murder at their heart The film director Claude Chabrol, who has died aged 80, created the first ripple of the French new wave with his first feature, Le Beau ...

Claude Chabrol, 1930-2010

Claude Chabrol, 1930-2010 Claude Chabrol, prolific grand master filmmaker, Cahiers du Cinéma critic and member of the French New Wave, passed away this morning at age 80. Ronald Bergan writes an obituary at the Guardian: ...

Through the French looking glass with Claude Chabrol | Agnès Poirier

Chabrol went behind the beautiful landscapes and homes of the bourgeoisie to lay bare the travails and turpitudes of the French Exit Antonioni, exit Rohmer and now exit Chabrol. With Louis Malle and ...

Claude Chabrol anatomised the French middle class with a twist of the scalpel

Peter Bradshaw on the French New Wave figure who out-Hitchcocked Hitchcock with his hypocrisy-exposing suspense thrillers For 30 years after the death of Alfred Hitchcock, the French film-maker ...

R.I.P. Claude Chabrol (1930-2010)

Renowned French filmmaker Claude Chabrol has passed away today aged 80. Beginning his career as a film critic alongside contemporaries Jean-Luc Godard, Jacques Rivette, Eric Rohmer and François ...

French New Wave Legend Claude Chabrol Dies

This is a sad day indeed. French New Wave pioneer, Claude Chabrol, has died today aged 80. Always my personal favourite of the Cahiers du Cinema gang Chabrol’s 1958 movie Le Beau Serge and Les Cousins ...