“Arthur Curse”: the meta fiasco of Luc Besson – Les Inrocks

A filmic object as meta as it is improbable, “Arthur Malédiction” is a meditation by its producer and screenwriter dressed up as an indecent parody of a horror film. “Like what, a film can do damage.” Spoken by a strange country cop, one of the last lines ofCurse Arthur resonates like the moral of a … Read more

“Elvis” sparkles in an extraordinary biopic – Les Inrocks

Baz Luhrmann signs a sumptuous and intelligent film on a King too divine for the consecrated formulas of the biopic genre. The personalities who are going through the mill of the Hollywood biopic factory this year come from an unusually high category of celebrity. The highest in fact, that of myth – so high that … Read more

Why you should read “The Art of Walking”, Rebecca Solnit’s cult book – Les Inrocks

This month of June, “The Art of Walking”, the book by feminist Rebecca Solnit is reissued by Editions de l’Olivier. We should wonder about the reasons that have pushed so many authors for the past ten years to take walking as an obsessive, almost fetishized object of reflection. We no longer count the number of … Read more