Tag: French

In Search of the Ultra Sex

In Search of the Ultra Sex

Screen Reviews

Carl F Gauze relives the Cinemax late night adult era with this French sci-fi parody that mixes hardcore VHS adult material with an MST3K-flavored mix of bad Euro-scifi.

Renoir

Renoir

Screen Reviews

A view into the last few year of French Impressionist Auguste Renoir’s life. Carl F Gauze is beguiled by its stillness.

Roman de Gare

Roman de Gare

Screen Reviews

Halfway through watching this stylish and engrossing French murder mystery, Carl F Gauze begin to suspect it was HE who was the killer after all.

The Valet

The Valet

Screen Reviews

A French Chick Flick with a stellar cast. Oui, oui says man’s man Carl F Gauze!

Cerrone

Cerrone

Music Reviews

Cerrone by Bob Sinclair (Recall Records). Review by Heather Lorusso.

The Science of Sleep

The Science of Sleep

Screen Reviews

In Michel Gondry’s new film, a young man lives in a dream world as he pursues his artistic neighbor. Good date movie, sayeth Carl F Gauze , before collapsing back into existential ennui.

The Housekeeper

The Housekeeper

Screen Reviews

A middle-aged man whose wife has left him hires a young woman to clean his house as he puts his life back in order. Joe Frietze smashes through the cliché to tell you how The Housekeeper is different. And maybe not so different.

The Housekeeper

Screen Reviews

romantic comedy, sexy, romp, paris, French, cliche, romance, inevitable,The Housekeeper,directed by Claude Berri,starring Jean-Pierrer Bacri, Emilie Dequenne ,Joe Frietze,The Housekeeper,directed by Claude Berri,starring Jean-Pierrer Bacri, Emilie Dequenne,Joe Frietze

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Fire and Iceland

Fire and Iceland

Interviews

New York filmmaker April Anderson talks with Bob Pomeroy about volcanoes, horses, and making documentaries in Iceland.

Best of Film 2022

Best of Film 2022

Screen Reviews

With a year of festival and microcinema screenings behind them, Lily and Generoso select and review their ten favorite films, six supplemental features, and one exceptional repertory release of 2022.

Laura Citarella

Laura Citarella

Interviews

Director Laura Citarella, of the famed filmmaking collective El Pampero Cine, has created with her newest feature Trenque Lauquen a provocative transformation of her protagonist Laura (Laura Parades), whom Citarella first introduced in her 2011 film Ostende. Lily and Generoso enjoyed an in-depth conversation with Citarella about Trenque Lauquen when it screened at AFI Fest 2022.

New Music Now 009: Sleepyhead

New Music Now 009: Sleepyhead

Features

Join us for a new edition of New Music Now, with our special musical guest, Sleepyhead. All three members of the band are school teachers, so you didn’t hear it from us, but there might be a pop quiz about their album New Alchemy after the show.

Joana Pimenta

Joana Pimenta

Interviews

Back in 2018, Lily and Generoso selected Adirley Queirós’s Once There Was Brasilia as a top ten film. That feature’s cinematographer, Joana Pimenta, has now co-directed with Queirós one of the most expansive political films we’ve seen this year, Dry Ground Burning. Lily and Generoso interviewed Pimenta at AFI Fest earlier this month.