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Johan Leysen

Jeune et Jolie (2013)

Francois Ozon's Jeune et Jolie is the portrait of a young schoolgirl from a well to do middle-class background and her coming-of-age into adolescence in modern day Paris. The film left me with a lot of questions but very few answers and it…

The American (2010)

In one scene of The American, Jack (George Clooney) sits in a café and watches a clip of Sergio Leone’s Once Upon a Time in the West: the spectacular entrance of Henry Fonda as he’s about to shoot a boy dead. There’s a similar scene of such…