Movie Review: Visages Villages

  Like a delicious camembert with honey, the film Visages Villages (Faces Places) was definitely cheesy but pleasantly sweet at the same time. We follow the unlikely duo of director Agnès Varda and artist JR, as they travel throughout France, capturing the faces of those they encounter. The project all began in 2015, when Agnès […]

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CRITIQUE DU FILM: VISAGES VILLAGES

  Tel un délicieux camembert qui se déguste avec du miel, le film Visage Village était sans aucun doute un peu “cheesy” (comme le disent les anglais) mais aussi plaisant à regarder. Dans ce film, nous suivons le couple improbable de réalisatrice Agnès Varda et artiste Jr sillonnant la France et filmant leurs rencontres. Le […]

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Spotlight – The Great Beauty

Français This year’s Oscar winner for Best Foreign Language Film marks the record breaking 11th win for Italy in the category. Paolo Sorrentino’s “The Great Beauty” follows on the footsteps of his great film predecessor and source of inspiration Frederico Fellini. The director follows his protagonist around Rome, which at times is enchanting, at times […]

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ÉCU SPOTLIGHT: Jennifer Lawrence

The name, the legend, the 22 year old, shot-slinging Academy Award winner and this week’s SPOTLIGHT: Jennifer Lawrence.  Or, as we like to call her, J-Law.  And before you ask, yes, we are most certainly on a nickname basis with the star.  How could you not be? Besides being the most talked about girl in […]

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ÉCU Spotlight: Indies at the Oscars – Paul Thomas Anderson and The Master

With the Oscars just over a week away now, ÉCU checks out another great independent film and the award nominations it has received. The American film director, screenwriter and producer, Paul Thomas Anderson latest (independently made) film The Master has been highlighted this Oscar season as three of its principle actors are up for awards. Anderson himself has […]

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Daring to be Different: The Artist

by Allison Leu Film today reflects today’s world, one that is constantly looking forward, making improvements and advancements. The big blockbusters in Hollywood typically fall under the category of big budget action franchises that utilize all the latest technology. Just look at the 3D craze of recent years.  I won’t say I wasn’t sitting in […]

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Interview with Jordan Bayne – ÉCU Alumni

Jordan Bayne’s film, „Argo“ was an official selection of ÉCU 2007. Check out what she has done since then and her latest film, „The Sea Is All I Know,“ which was shortlisted for the 2012 Oscars. Le film de Jordan Bayne, „Argo“ faisait parti de la officielle sélection de l’ÉCU en 2007. Découvrez ce qu’elle […]

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