Friday Nov 22
R.I.P. Georges Lautner
Veteran French director Georges Lautner has died. He was 87. Best known as the helmer of the classic 1963 film Les Tontons Flingueurs , Lautner passed away today in Paris after a long illness.
Rendezvous with French cinema
Serge Toubiana, head of Paris's CinA©mathA que picks his favorite films in honor of TA Cinematheque's anniversary.
The Baltimore Sun
Mizeur makes smart moves as candidate for governor
First, the pronunciation: It's Mizeer. For those of us who took several semesters of French and thought Jean-Paul Belmondo was even cooler than Steve McQueen, the temptation is to pronounce Heather Mizeur 's last name as they would on the Boulevard du Montparnasse: Mee-Zurr, with a whispery "ah" on the end for effect.
The Montreal Gazette
Rolex sells for $1.1 million at Christie's
A Rolex Daytona chronograph sold for a record $1.1 million at a Christie's International auction in Geneva Sunday which raised $13.2 million, four times the presale estimate.
Castro Theatre presents Godard Film Series -- November Wednesdays
This November, the Castro Theatre will showcase the work of this subversive, brilliant, and highly influential French filmmaker whose groundbreaking films changed the face of cinema forever.