By The Grace Of God: Movie Review

The archbishop of Lyon, France, is called Philippe Barbarin. Under his responsibility, and under the responsibility of many before him, father Bernard Preynat was able to abuse dozens and dozens of children who passed under his hands as scouts and altar boys. In March 2019, Barbarin resigned but the Pope Francisco refused his resignation invoking … More By The Grace Of God: Movie Review

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Vatel: Movie Review

Costume movies and historic dramas are always popular and this year is no exception. For example, today I could go to my favorite cinema in town and choose among Josie Rourke’s Mary Queen of Scots, Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Favourite, and Marc Dugain’s L’échange des princesses. Instead, I decided to watch a 2000 film on DVD: … More Vatel: Movie Review

’71: Movie Review

’71 is a raw and dark thriller that opens a window on 1971 Belfast, a real war zone at that time. Jack O’Connell is the protagonist of ’71, the first film by the French director Yann Demange (although it’s an English production), and it’s yet another great cinematic debut (as for example this one and this one, … More ’71: Movie Review