Tag Archives: Paris

The Age of Innocence

Best known for his crime dramas, Martin Scorsese’s adaptation of Edith Wharton’s romantic novel, The Age of Innocence is one of his most incisive works.

Diva

Like many other cult classics, the French thriller Diva was almost still born. Rejected by the French critics and public, it got a new lease of life in the US.

Jazz in Film

If jazz really is the authentic American art form, why are there so few great jazz movies? No matter, at least there are dozens of great jazz soundtracks.

The Bourne Trilogy

The Bourne Trilogy was a shot in the arm to the action genre and each new installment raised the expectation as to what an action picture can do and say.

Amélie

Just like its travelling gnome, Amelie found friends around the world. But how did France’s most successful film ever not get lost in translation?

The Third Man

Winner of the Palme d’Or at the 1949 Cannes Film Festival, Carol Reed’s classic is more than just a first rate political thriller. It is also a tragic love story.


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