Horror Half-Week, Day 2: Diabolique (1955)

Spoooooky Halloween, movie buffs, and welcome to Day 2 of TMP’s annual haunted celebration: Horror Half-Week! Yesterday, we took a look at a ’70s ghost-thriller, Don’t Look Now. Today, we hop back a few decades — and across the pond — for a French horror-thriller. On to the review! Michel Delassalle (Paul Meurisse) runs a … More Horror Half-Week, Day 2: Diabolique (1955)

Princesse Tam-Tam (1935)

Facing writer’s block, Max (Albert Prejean) has decided to pay a visit to the much more exciting land of Tunisia. He leaves his society-obsessed French wife, Lucie (Germaine Aussey), behind and takes a few weeks to clear his head. Arriving at his vacation/writing retreat destination, Max finds himself amused by a local girl (Josephine Baker). … More Princesse Tam-Tam (1935)

Le tableau (2011)

Note: I am reviewing this film in full even though it’s a modern film, because I have a goal to watch more animated films. Reviewing them will give me incentive to watch more of them, haha! As a bonus (and on a somewhat unrelated sidenote), this is a French film, contributing to my goal of … More Le tableau (2011)

Le million (1931)

Michel (René Lefèvre) is a struggling French artist who is in deep water with a multitude of creditors. But Michel’s luck may soon change as he discovers that he picked the winning ticket for the Dutch lottery. A prize of one million florins awaits him as soon as he turns in the ticket. There’s just … More Le million (1931)

Les demoiselles de Rochefort (1967)

Dance teacher Delphine (Catherine Deneuve) and her musician sister Solange (Françoise Dorléac, Deneuve’s real-life sister) live in Rochefort, a somewhat sleepy seaside town. Their mother Yvonne (Danielle Darrieux) owns a local café. Both sisters dream of leaving Rochefort to find excitement and true love, while their mother daydreams about a lost love. When a fair … More Les demoiselles de Rochefort (1967)