Tag Archives: Julie Delpy

Before Midnight

EVERYTHING’S BETTER WITH MATURITY. 18 years after Jesse and Celine (Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy) met for one night in Vienna in Before Sunrise (1995), we meet them again and things have changed. Now they’re a couple, with twin girls, on holiday in Greece. They are middle-aged and the conversations obviously look different, arguments revolving around … Continue reading Before Midnight

Red: Listening and Judging

We already knew this would be Krzysztof Kieslowski’s last film, because he had said as much after its premiere. Two years later, a heart attack killed him. The Polish director received a lot of praise (and several Oscar nominations) for this one, his final chapter in a trilogy based on the colors of the French … Continue reading Red: Listening and Judging

Blue

When her composer husband and their daughter are killed in a car crash, Julie de Courcy (Juliette Binoche) tries to isolate herself from her previous life… The first chapter of Krzysztof Kieslowski’s ”three colors” trilogy that explores the ideals of liberty, equality and fraternity in modern Europe focuses on the first one, as a woman … Continue reading Blue

Avengers: Age of Ultron

A NEW AGE BEGINS. When a program devised by Tony Stark (Robert Downey, Jr.) called Ultron becomes unexpectedly sentient and immediately targets The Avengers as a threat that needs to be extinct, our superheroes are in for a huge challenge. The sequel to The Avengers (2012) is so firmly entrenched in the Marvel universe and … Continue reading Avengers: Age of Ultron

The Hoax

BASED ON THE TRUE STORY. WOULD WE LIE TO YOU? In the early 1970s, desperate writer Clifford Irving (Richard Gere) tells his publisher that he’s in touch with the reclusive billionaire Howard Hughes and intends to write his biography. A hopeless real-life story to tell, really, since Irving’s hoax couldn’t have ended in any other … Continue reading The Hoax

An American Werewolf in Paris

THINGS ARE ABOUT TO GET A LITTLE HAIRY. When Andy McDermott (Tom Everett Scott) and his two buddies stop a French girl (Julie Delpy) from throwing herself off of the Eiffel Tower, they have no idea what kind of secret she harbors. This sequel to An American Werewolf in London (1981) makes you wonder if the filmmakers actually … Continue reading An American Werewolf in Paris