Category Archives: Film

See The Movie, Read The Book

Yesterday we went to the movies to see Möbius, but the showing was sold out, so we ended up going to see Cloud Atlas instead. We weren’t disappointed. The story was subtle enough to be intriguing, without being so obscure … Continue reading

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Claude Lelouch On Driving Alone

A few weeks ago on the way to Valloire, I heard an interview with author and filmmaker Claude Lelouch on the radio. He talked about how he experiences driving. Unfortunately, Autoroute Info doesn’t seem to provide access to all their … Continue reading

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David Lynch, Commercials, Product Placement, And The Audience Relationship To Books And Film

A few days ago, Open Culture featured some of David Lynch’s Surreal Commercials. Still thinking about David Foster Wallace’s comments on Lynch with respect to the expectations we bring to media and how they shape our perception of it, I … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Books And Movies: David Foster Wallace On David Lynch

A little while before Christmas, Sara Marie Watson, shared a link to an article by David Lynch fan David Foster Wallace describing the time he spent on the set of Lost Highway. fun to read David Foster Wallace on David … Continue reading

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Bitter Cherries: Les Lyonnais (Film)

Friday evening I went to see Olivier Marchal’s Les Lyonnais at the movies. The film tells the story of Edmond Vidal, leader of the gang responsible for some of the most spectacular bank robberies in France in the 70’s. Vidal … Continue reading

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Drive Is Pure Emotion

I went to see Drive this weekend, and I still can’t stop thinking about it. That’s how good it is. I first heard about the film a few weeks ago on radio France Info. They called it one of the … Continue reading

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