Tag Archive: french

Dirty Money (1972)

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French cinema in the post-World War II years was an interesting time. French directors opted for minimalist realism, even with movies billed as thrillers. Dirty Money (Un flic, A Cop, 1972) follows master… Continue reading

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Amelie (2001)

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I have to admire European, particularly French, movies in general. Their directors are generally less afraid of deviating from what are considered accepted filmmaking conventions. Of course, then you have the French classic… Continue reading

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Wasabi (2001)

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Dear Ryoko, Hirosue Ryoko, you know that you are easily one of the most beautiful women I have had the pleasure of seeing onscreen, and you starred in the absolutely amazing Departures. I… Continue reading

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The Red Balloon (1956)

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As many of our loyal fans would know, The Pop Culture Historian tends to review movies that deviate from the mainstream, such as the short film Retribution or the B-movie Deadly Prey, or… Continue reading

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