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Champs Elysées Film Festival Starts Today!

One of our favorite film festival, the Champs-Élysées Film Festival is back for a 9th edition in 2020! Created by renowned French producer and distributor Sophie Dulac, it showcases French and American independent movies including feature and short films premieres and competitions, master classes… This year’s guests of honor are directors Stephen Frears and Edgar Wright. The festival should have been held from June 16-23 throughout theaters ...


Deerskin by Quentin Dupieux starring Jean Dujardin and Adèle Haenel

Jean Dujardin, again. In 2011 we published a blog post by Max Dana: Hollywood’s Golden Age is back with The Artist, and in 2012 da-eYe celebrated French silent movie The Artist after it carried off the top prize at the 2012 Academy awards. So when we heard about Deerskin, we were very excited about it: the French black comedy is written and directed by Quentin Dupieux (‘Rubber‘, ‘Reality‘) and it’s starring Academy Award ...


Becoming, a Netflix documentary about Michelle Obama

Becoming is a Netflix documentary based on the memoir of former United States first lady Michelle Obama published in 2018, produced by the Obama’s entertainment company, Higher Ground and directed by Nadia Hallgren. If you didn’t read the book yet, then you should watch the 90-minute film about the inspiring life of Michelle Obama. We learn more about how she experienced racism both at a young age and as a student at Harvard and Princeton, the ...


Princess Leia’s feminist legacy in Star Wars

Yesterday was Star Wars Day and many of you celebrated that day, wearing your favorite Chewbacca costume, playing with homemade lightsaber or binging the entire Saga from beginning to end. When we think Star Wars, we think Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker and of course, Princess Leia. She was (and still is) a true hero, a woman with a strong personality. Leia inspired countless earth-bound little girls everywhere to shoot for the moon (or space station), and ...


da-eYe celebrates French silent movie The Artist

Last year we shared with you a post by Max Dana on the French silent movie The Artist, directed by Michel Hazanavicius starring Jean Dujardin and Bérénice Bejo. In her post Max wrote: ‘Jean Dujardin won the Cannes Film Festival’s Best Actor Award for his performance and I have heard the film has become the frontrunner to win Best Picture at the 2012 Oscars‘. As an Hollywood’s Golden Age expert, Max had a good intuition about it: The ...


10 Academy Award nominations for The Artist

French movie The Artist is the leading contender (with ‘Hugo’) in this year’s Oscar nominations and we are very proud it is. Back in November we mentioned in Hollywood’s Golden Age is back with The Artist that the film had become the frontrunner to win Best Picture at the 2012 Oscars, and there is a really good chance it will win! But let’s not put the cart before the horse here, other Oscar competition for best picture ...


French film Intouchables is a blockbuster!

Nobody would have thought Intouchables (Untouchable), the French film directed by Olivier Nakache and Éric Toledano would become a blockbuster. The plot of the film, a caustic comedy, is inspired by the true story of Philippe Pozzo di Borgo: after a paragliding accident that left him paralyzed, Philippe (François Cluzet) hires Driss (Omar Sy) to help him.  The Guardian published an article about the movie: Intouchables – or the Untouchables – has ...


Hollywood’s Golden Age is back with The Artist

A few days ago, Max Dana posted about French movie ‘The Artist’. This silent movie in black and white is very good, and it is not because it’s a French movie; it is because the story is great and because Jean Dujardin is exceptional. Max showed a keen interest for the film from the outset and we are big fans of the movie as well so we will post about the film again and support it as much as we can!   ”  I love ...


Doctor Who Sonic Screwdriver of the 11th Doctor

Do you watch Doctor Who, the TV show? If you do then you will be delighted to know that you can buy the exact replica of the Gallifreyan multipurpose tool used by The Doctor himself! Here is the ThinkGeek description: This collector’s item is an exact replica of the Gallifreyan multipurpose tool used by The Doctor himself. He’s had many sonic screwdrivers throughout his life and they’ve all been a little different. This particular model ...


The 64th Cannes Film Festival starts today!

Whether you are into movies or not, the Cannes film festival is a huge event and not only in France. This year should be a very good year, starting with the talented French actress, Mélanie Laurent (Shosanna Dreyfus in Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Inglourious Basterds’). She will serve as Cannes 2011 master of Ceremony of the 64th Festival de Cannes. Robert de Niro will head the nine-person jury that decides the Palme d’Or, as the ...






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