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What I Watched: Elle

WARNING: The following post discusses sexual assault and violence and may be upsetting and/or disturbing to some readers.  Reader discretion is advised. Every July, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston is host to its French Film festival, which boasts a showcase of “a diverse selection […]

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Studio Fauve-orite

Perfect timing. Petit Garçon and I have been particularly stir-crazy since I started maternity leave.  We needed a small day trip to give us some air because when you start forgetting the date and daytime television becomes riveting, it’s time to get the heck out […]

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What I Watched: L’arnacoeur

Heartbreaker/ L’arnacoeur (Original Title) Year: 2010 Pascal Chaumeil, Director Cast: Romain Duris (Alex) Vanessa Paradis (Juliette) Julie Ferrier (Mélanie) François Damiens (Marc) Andrew Lincoln (Jonathan)     Alex is a breakup hitman. He doesn’t physically harm people.  He harms relationships. Along with his plucky sister, […]

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Gin & Tonic Songs

The textbook rotten day.  The kind of day that can only correct itself with a tumbler of Tanqueray and tonic.  Gridlocked traffic. A hole in the favorite sweater.  A forgotten lunch.   Enough paper cuts to keep me from touching lemons for a week.  The clock […]

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