LONDON: ‘Micmacs,’ ‘The Time That Remains’

Posted by · 2:38 pm · October 19th, 2009

I am presently seeing films at the London Film Festival at a greater pace than I can write them up — expect a round-up of curt (by my standards, at least) capsule reviews either later today or tomorrow. Some films, however, demand to be reviewed in pairs, as is the case with Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s latest, […]

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Jeunet and Tautou reunite for Chanel ad

Posted by · 4:40 pm · May 7th, 2009

In a neat (and surely not entirely coincidental) turn of events, Audrey Tautou succeeds Nicole Kidman as the face of Chanel No. 5, in the same season that she’s attracting positive notices for playing Chanel herself. Her tenure begins with this typically lush commercial, directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet with the same burnished color palette and […]

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Ang Lee takes on ‘Pi’

Posted by · 4:02 pm · February 18th, 2009

Few film projects in recent years have come with as formidable a chain of prospective directors attached than Fox 2000’s adaptation of Yann Martel’s bestselling 2002 Booker Prize winner “Life of Pi.” First M. Night Shyamalan was on board — which, admittedly, might have been a more appealing prospect five years ago. The next name […]

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