<i>Her</i> (2013): A Dissection of Love in the Modern Age
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Her (2013): A Dissection of Love in the Modern Age

Her is a touching romance drama that tells the story of Theodore Twombly who struggles to cope with life after a painful divorce and finds love in his Operating System called Samantha. The film explores the themes of the complexity of love shared among human and artificial beings. Set in a futuristic version of Los … Continue reading

Une humeur et un humour de chien
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Une humeur et un humour de chien

Le nouvel opus de l’Américain Todd Solondz, Le Teckel (Wiener-Dog), raconte l’histoire d’un « chien saucisse » à l’air particulièrement déprimé qui, au gré des changements de propriétaires et des vicissitudes de la vie, se trouve dans des situations toujours plus bizarres. Sorti le 19 octobre dernier, Le Teckel est l’occasion de (re)découvrir l’univers d’un des cinéastes … Continue reading

With <i>Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children</i>, Tim Burton’s peculiarity now means predictability.
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With Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, Tim Burton’s peculiarity now means predictability.

Life can be harsh when you are a peculiar child, but self-acceptance is what makes you stronger. Despite a rather banal message and a confusing storyline, the last Tim Burton is a feast for the eyes. Jake Portman (Asa Butterfield), is a banal teenager who leads a boring life in a suburb of Florida. Since … Continue reading