Posts Tagged ‘Yves Saint Laurent’

We are currently held hostage by Mr_SneezeMr SneezeWho knew that La Grippe Provencale would defeat an English flu jab? So spending time cocooned in front on the TV watching the coverage of the Oscar nominations.  Nothing from France which I’ll come back to.

We are lucky in Aix to have 3 good cinemas with such a wide variety of films.  Here are the Oscar contenders you can see this week – and others coming shortly.  (more…)

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Wednesday, 1st Jan, sees the opening of ‘Nymphomaniac’, the latest film from Danish director Lars von Trier who says that he was inspired by Proust.  Various actresses including Charlotte Gainsburg play the central character whose erotic development is charted.  ‘Perplexing, perposterous and utterly fascinating’, said the Guardian.  Also stars Jamie Bell who has obviously come some way from Billy Elliot!

philoThe following week, 8th Jan, we get a chance to see ‘Philomena’ (more…)

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