Festival de Cannes 70: Irène Jacob, 1991

A sunny shout-out to 70 winners at the Cannes Film Festival to celebrate the 70th event which is just around the corner – in no particular order. Personally speaking, Irène Jacob‘s screen presence has more than once inspired my own creation on on-screen heroins in mt screenwriting. In La double vie de Véronique she shows a range […]

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Genre Blast: All For Love – Romance on Film

 We all love to be in love. It can make the world go ’round or bring life’s routines to a screeching halt. We hunger during the chase, revel in the ecstasy of the moment, and then writhe in agony when the whole thing goes sideways. Sometimes the connection lasts for years, evolving with age; other times it […]

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Woo L.A. Podcast #4: A Late Best Of 2016 In Film

Welcome to the podcast number four. I am joined by the host Al (@AlRob_MN), his roomie Julia (@Reality_Diva1), and Joel (@JoeM_136) makes a swift return. We have a theme tune too now, and Al is also dabbling with some section-defining jingles – work like a charm. Discussion-wise, the four of us touch on our final “best […]

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Festival de Cannes 70: Thérèse, 1986

A sunny shout-out to 70 winners at the Cannes Film Festival to celebrate the 70th event which is just around the corner – in no particular order. Alain Cavalier‘s film of Thérèse, and her longing to commune with God, is an extraordinary experience, told with intricate poise and grace, the religious pleasure a saint like Thérèse […]

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Festival de Cannes 70: Michèle Morgan, 1946

A sunny shout-out to 70 winners at the Cannes Film Festival to celebrate the 70th event which is just around the corner – in no particular order. Did you know that the big prize, the Palme d’Or was called the Grand Prix du Festival International du Film between 1939 and 1954, and then again from […]

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