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France Is Leery Of Netflix's Expansion In Europe

AP | By LOUISE DEWAST | Posted 11.13.2014 | Technology

PARIS (AP) — Netflix is tapping into six new markets Monday hoping to gain a big subscriber base around Europe, but is facing a frosty welcome in Fr...

Film Festivals: Get Your Daily Dose

Carine Fabius | Posted 06.25.2014 | Arts
Carine Fabius

Infidelity comes up a lot in French films. Come to think of it, infidelity abounds in just about every film I've seen in recent memory. What's that about? Um, I think infidelity and its cousin, loyalty, must be on our collective minds.

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.

Harvey Weinstein: 'Obama Will Win'

Posted 06.15.2012 | Entertainment

Harvey Weinstein stopped by CBS to talk politics and French cinema on Friday. When "CBS This Morning" host Charlie Rose asked him how many Obama campa...

I Have Two Loves

Harvey Weinstein | Posted 06.07.2012 | Entertainment
Harvey Weinstein

People know that I have a great love for cinema. Not just for commercial cinema, but for the "cinema d'auteur." But to me, two of the great "auteurs" are actually actors and they both happen to be French.

Romy Schneider: A Tribute to an Unforgettable Actress

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 01.18.2012 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

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Gaspard Ulliel: The French Acting Star and the Male Face of Chanel on His New Film The Princess of Montpensier

Terry Keefe | Posted 06.13.2011 | Entertainment
Terry Keefe

While playing a French historical character with the nickname of "le Balafré," or "the Scarred," Gaspard Ulliel also risked his own famous features during the shooting of highly realistic fight scenes.

Rainy Day Woman: Agnes Jaoui

Tribeca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tribeca

In her new film, Let it Rain, French writer/director/actress Agnès Jaoui tackles race, class, gender, and politics in a dramedic kind of way. Oh, and she explains why The West Wing wouldn't fly in France.

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.

A Voice of Dissent on The Class

Dan Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Brown

I am glad that The Class is jump-starting conversations about classrooms. I regret, however, that the actions of people as irresponsible as M. Marin and his colleagues, are the jumping-off points.