FRANTZ

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Francois Ozon Stars: Paula Beer, Pierre Niney, Ernst Stotzner, Marie Gruber, Johann von Bulow, Anton bon Lucke, Cyrielle Claire, Alice de Lencquesaing. The prolific Francois Ozon is one of France’s most stylish and intriguing filmmakers, especially with visually sumptuous melodramas like Swimming Pool winning great critical acclaim and reaching international audiences. His films deal with sex and death, and often have a strong queer subtext. His latest film is no exception. Frantz is a haunting and stylish period romance set in the Continue reading

YVES SAINT LAURENT

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Jalil Lespert Stars: Pierre Niney, Guillaume Gallienne, Charlotte Le Bon, Laura Smet, Nikolai Kinski, Marie deVillepin, Ruben Alves, Alexandre Steiger. Yves Saint Laurent is one of the iconic fashion designers of the 20th century, who had a colourful and turbulent life behind the scenes of the fashion world. There have been a couple of documentaries exploring his life and influence, including 2002's Yves Saint Laurent: His Life And Times from director David Teboul, which have offered more insight into the designer's complex personality Continue reading