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Woody Allen, Prophet in France

May 27, 2020 // Les Echos - France - French

It no longer matters that we are deprived of the memoirs of Giscard d'Estaing! Still, for Woody Allen, it was a close call. In the United States, there are very few who proclaim their love for France's favorite film director; even the stars of his productions turn their backs on him. Rather hypocritically, accusations [Read more]

Killing Mockingbirds

July 22, 2017 // El Caribe - Dominican Republic - Spanish

Killing mockingbirds, the way the novel’s meaning hits me, continues to be almost a sport up north.

When the Coen Brothers Make Fun of Old Hollywood

October 15, 2015 // La Presse - Canada - French

As is the case with all essentially monopolistic regimes, the studio system ended up crumbling under its own weight. At the end of the '50s and the beginning of the '60s, the advent of television combined with a series of gigantic flops (“Cleopatra,” “Doctor Dolittle”) brought the major studios to their knees. [Read more]

Oliver Stone Tears Apart Official US History

September 10, 2014 // Público - Spain - Spanish

The remarkable "The Forging of a Rebel,"* directed by Mario Camus, was rescreened on Televisión Española’s Channel 2 (La 2), as if by stealth, in the middle of August. The series, filmed in 1989 under the PSOE,** was based on an autobiographical trilogy by Arturo Barea, which was banned from publication for the [Read more]