Tag Archives: French

Vanishing of the Bees- July 28th


Vanishing of the Bees (2009) English/French- Documentary Not Rated Runtime- 97 min. dir. George Langworthy and Maryam Henein   Okay, if that title doesn’t get your attention and then immediately scare you, then I don’t know what will. Story/Writing: 1.5/2 … Continue reading

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The Vanishing (Spoorloos)- July 25th


The Vanishing (1988) Dutch/French- Thriller/Horror Rated “R” Runtime- 106 min. dir. George Sluizer   Story/Writing: 1/2 What starts off as a somewhat interesting psychological thriller ends up getting a little drawn out and confused. Acting: 1.5/2 Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu and Gene … Continue reading

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Babel- July 19th


Babel (2006) English/Spanish/Japanese/Arabic/French/ Japanese Sign Language/Berber- Drama Rated “R” Runtime- 143 min. dir. Alejandro González Iñárritu   Unbeknownst to me, this film is part of a “Death Trilogy” by the director.  This trilogy of movies includes 21 Grams, a film I previously … Continue reading

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Outside the Law- May 12th


Outside the Law (2010) French- Drama Not Rated Runtime 137 min. dir. Rachid Bouchareb   Thank the maker, a good French film!  This one is a somewhat fictionalized version of the events surrounding and leading up to Algeria’s independence from … Continue reading

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District B13- May 10th


District B13 (2006) French- Action Rated- “R” Runtime 86 min. dir. Pierre Morel   Oh great, another French flick.  This one is about some kind of futuristic altered France, where poor and crime-ridden areas have been walled and ghettoed.  Military … Continue reading

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