Tag Archives: Juliette Binoche

May 11

Clouds of Sils Maria – Olivier Assayas includes and subverts the male gaze. (Theatre Review)

“We are made to need other people, we have no choice, yet we don’t know how to be with them. Not safely.” (From The bitter tears of Petra Von Kant, Play by Fassbinder) To imagine Clouds Of Sils Maria is a film about aging and the way an older actress might see herself reflected in […]

May 16

Godzilla – Gareth Edwards and the Godzilla film we had to have. (Film review)

Godzilla is one of those film legacies, a little like James Bond, who managed to collapse retro chic with contemporary perspective due to several key happy accidents of politics and style throughout the years. The original 1954 Honda film carried its anti nuclear War themes (it was made only nine years after the bombing of […]

FFF: Elles – A day in the life of journalistic integrity.

I’m not sure why I rally liked this film. I’ve read around several of the reviews and mostly the film gets panned and I have to agree with all of the reasons provided. I think, in the end however, Juliette Binoche is just so good – so good- over and over, that watching her is […]