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Posts Tagged ‘benoit debie

It Takes A Village: Ari Aster’s Midsommar

July 29, 2019

I find it interesting that the only two times that I’ve come out of my little writing sabbatical to post on this blog in the past two years were both for Ari Aster films.  Not Jordan Peele (Us), not my beloved Paul Thomas Anderson (Phantom Thread), but for this young newcomer who arrives straight out […]


Score another one for Benoit Debie!!!

October 20, 2010

I just finished watching The Runaways, the biopic of Joan Jett and Cherie Currie.  Having approached it with trepidation, I must say that I was extremely impressed with this film, especially coming from a newcomer, Floria Sigismondi, fresh out of the starting gate.  The acting was much better than I’d anticipated, the direction capable, and the story […]

Lucile Hadzihalilovic’s “Innocence”

July 4, 2010

I wholeheartedly apologize for my recent dry spell, but let’s face it–it can be hard to get inspired sometimes….aw hell, who am I kidding? I’ve been a slacker.  But! Thanks to the recent chastisements of a couple of friends of mine who say they actually READ this (thank you Mandi and Tanya, for convincing me […]