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EN CORPS

EN CORPSA subtitle could be “In Repair.”Repair the bodyRepair the mindRepair the soulAnd get a second chance at ex-isting.Josiane (Muriel Robin) might be the central character after all. A character damaged by life emotionally and physically transforms her home into a space for artists (musicians, dancers, singers) to rehearse and workshop. A generous laboratory where friendships and romances are formed ...

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Earth Day 2022: Green Talk

Credit photo: Valerie SIMONLe vert agite le blanc. Confusion apparente de la nature réinventée par l’image.Mise en scène fugace, traversée d’ébauches et de promesses.Quelque chose bouge, tressaille, se met en mouvement.Plus près. Les yeux traversent l’espace immobile et poursuivent leur recherche.Le regard hésite. Explore d’abord les bords et ses jaunes. Suit la courbe de quelque trajectoire, et traverse le flou. ...

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A HERO

A modern tragedy and a tragic flaw: a lie cannot help truth prevail.A study in human emotions and passions: jealousy, rivalry, bitterness, fear, anger.Some parable about the impact of social networks on our lives.For better and for worse.The motifs of imprisonment and disenfranchisement. Authoritarianism and surveillance.The recording of a private scene, the public showing of it without any context. To ...

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THE WIFE OF A SPY

A of betrayal, courage, censorship, fear, sacrifice and wit.Uncanny times that bespeak ours.The double frame of the movie in the movie.A series of mirrors and traps.There is always more than first meets the eye.The self-reflective dimension.The deja-vu: breaking into the safe box, on screen and reality.Playing with the viewer’s assumptions.Film introduces the notion of illusion and performance.The surprise effect and ...

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WEST SIDE STORY

The opening shot a déjà vu feeling. In film and in reality.The famous crane shot in Gone with the Wind and its merciless exposition of the destruction of Atlanta (and the South and its army).The rubble of countless contemporary cities in the wake of war and ethnic/religious conflict.A sequence mediated by familiar images of recent news coverage. An uncanny moment ...

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Current Issues and Discussions (45)


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LITERATURE AND READING IN THE TIME OF THE PANDEMIC/BOOKS AT HOME Bruno Latour et les racines de Macbeth Gilgamesh, la lecture comme voyage [...]

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Critiques

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PARALLEL MOTHERS THE FRENCH DISPATCH ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD [...]

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Fiction

Words and Whispers (13)


WEST SIDE STORY EARTH DAY 2019 GUEST CONTRIBUTION: REVISITING EDGAR ALLAN POE… [...]

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Summer Digits

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