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Holy Motors

Cornwall Film Festival 2012

The 2012 Cornwall Film Festival kicked off in style with a Gala Screening of Michael Haneke’s poignant Amour (2012), setting the bar for the rest of the festival. This year the festival was extended from three days to four and showcased…

The New York Film Festival 2012

The experience of attending the press and industry screenings of the 50th NYFF at Lincoln Center was clubby and collegial, and this was my eighth consecutive year, though some of my colleagues have attended all fifty. It's all in the Walter…

Holy Motors (2012)

Merde, etc. Holy Motors is a phantasmagoric, eccentric and wonderful trip film that depicts the course of a single long day in the life of Monsieur Oscar (Denis Lavant), who travels around Paris by white stretch limo for a series of…

Holy Motors (2012)

The touch of inventive madness, self-depreciation, visual stupefaction, not to mention the excessive libidinal forces; all, are held together with magnificent poise and charm in the bizarre French film Holy Motors. What possible meaning(s)…