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The City of Light

Cheryl Carlesimo | Posted 11.17.2016 | Home
Cheryl Carlesimo

I was lucky enough to spend half of my twenties studying film and working with the great French filmmaker, Eric Rohmer, in Paris. As Victor Hugo says, "if you study in Paris, you are born again there."

The Aviator's Wife, Rohmer's Addled Bow

Nancy Cohen-koan | Posted 06.28.2015 | Entertainment
Nancy Cohen-koan

Each of the Comedies & Proverb films begins with a proverb and in The Aviator's Wife "it is impossible to think of nothing." That implies that the film has passive action but the real activity is in the obsessive thinking of its characters.

Popcorn Preview: A Summer's Tale

Leslie Sisman | Posted 08.24.2014 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

A Summer's Tale (1996) Conte d'été Cast includes: Melvil Poupaud (The Lover, Broken English), Amanda Langlet (Triple Agent), Gwenaëlla Simon (Not o...

How French Films Like Amour Made Me A Better Mom (I Hope)

Catherine Crawford | Posted 05.04.2013 | Parents
Catherine Crawford

All the Oscar talk about this year's Best Foreign Film, Amour, has me thinking about the many French films I watched during my yearlong experiment of importing certain French parenting lessons to use on my two daughters.

Interview: Francois Ozon on Hideaway (Le Refuge)

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

At the age of 42, director Francois Ozon is known in the U.S. primarily for films such as 8 Women and Swimming Pool. A student of Eric Rohmer, he sees...

April in Paris: The Last Month for Oysters

Cheryl Carlesimo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Cheryl Carlesimo

In Paris, couples sit in the outdoor cafes, even if it's chilly, and order an aperitif, flirt, talk, smoke, kiss, and of course, have oysters. For April is the last month that's safe to eat oysters.

Culture Zohn: The Enduring Magic of Breathless

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Patricia Zohn

2010-05-21-outsidepull.jpgJean Seberg's Patricia was everything I wanted to be: stylish, bilingual, alluring, sophisticated, independent -- and deadly.

When the French Spiced Up Film: Rohmer, Truffaut, Godard and Cahiers Du Cinema

John Farr | Posted 06.27.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Whether or not you personally love their work, it is difficult to dismiss the impact of the French New Wave. To reinforce this strongly held position, here is a pungent mix of Truffaut, Godard and Rohmer.