Mathieu Amalric’s Barbara is less of a biopic than a worshipful homage to the chanteuse who won the hearts of the French with her plaintive songs of heartbreak and incest. So what, you might say, who needs another straightforward biopic anyway? The … Read More
Like the creations of John Galliano for Dior, the current exhibition at at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, “Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams,” is over-the-top spectacular. After an extensive introduction to the life of Dior the man in photos, film … Read More
What a surprising pleasure to see the new documentary Visages, Villages, by 89-year-old Agnès Varda, made with 34-year-old artist JR and first shown out of competition at this year’s Cannes Film festival. Throughout the course of the film, both Varda … Read More
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