This is a romantic comedy set in Paris about a family that goes there because of business, and two young people who are engaged to be married in the fall have experiences there that change their lives. It’s about a young man’s great love for a city, Paris, and the illusion people have that a life different from theirs would be much better. It stars Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Marion Cotillard, Kathy Bates, and Carla Bruni, among others. —Cannes Film Festival
Actor, director, screenwriter, and playwright Woody Allen redefined film comedy during the 1970s, bringing a new measure of sophistication and personal complexity to the form. Born Allen Stewart Konigsberg in Brooklyn, NY, on December 1, 1935, he adopted his stage name at the age of 17, and in 1953 enrolled in NYU’s film program, and soon dropping out of school to begin writing for comedian David Alber. Two years later, Allen graduated to writing for television; during his five-year in television, his efforts won him an Emmy nomination. He eventually decided to try his hand as a stand-up performer. After slowly gaining a reputation on the New York-club circuit, he became a frequent talk show guest and in 1964 issued his self-titled debut comedy LP. With 1966’s What’s Up, Tiger Lily?, a puckish re-tooling of a Japanese spy thriller complete with his own story line and dubbed English dialogue, he made his directorial debut. In 1969 Allen directed two short films for a CBS television special… read more
Woody Allen’s new film is relaxed, easy-to-digest, light entertainment—middle-brow fluff done right.
Hugo and The Artist lead, but there are also a few surprises here.
Earlier this week I was lobbed a cinematic soft ball, but instead of pitying the lack of a challenge I would like to instead praise the pitcher
Updated through 5/21. "Film festival opening night films are famously cursed objects," writes Scott Foundas for the Film Society of Lincoln
While we anxiously await tomorrow morning's announcement of the official lineup for the 64th edition of the Cannes Film Festival, running
Atualmente, poucos são os diretores que podem se dar ao luxo de lançar um filme por ano, e ainda assim manter o nível de qualidade lá em cima, nos surpreendendo com filmes sempre acima da média, e… read review
Midnight in Paris 2011
Directed and written by Woody Allen
Woody’s patented dreck masquerading as fantasy romance borrows from Mark Twain for one, to have a Woody doppelgänger… read review
Sebelumnya saya harus memberikan peringatan, saya jatuh cinta habis-habisan, mungkin pun saya tidak menulis ulasan ini dengan akal sehat. Midnight In Paris sudah terlampau jauh menyeret saya ke pusaran… read review