Eric Rohmer

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Review: Your Sister's Sister

Seattle slacker Jack (Mark Duplass) has been beating himself up over his brother's death for a year, so his brother's ex-girlfriend (Emily Blunt) — who is also Jack's best friend— offers him her father's cabin in the San Juan Islands for the weekend to
Mumbled recriminations
By ANN LEWINSON  |  June 22, 2012

Moral support

For Jean-Louis, the dour engineer played by Jean-Louis Trintignant in My Night at Maud's , one of 10 superb miniatures screening in the Harvard Film Archive's series "The Human Comedies of Eric Rohmer," every woman with whom he has an affair poses a mor
Eric Rohmer, man for all seasons, at the HFA
By PETER KEOUGH  |  August 20, 2010

Eric Rohmer 1920 - 2010

No other filmmaker mined precisely the same territory as the French director Eric Rohmer, who died Monday at the age of 89.
In Memoriam
By STEVE VINEBERG  |  January 15, 2010

Review: Shall We Kiss?

Writer/director Emmanuel Mouret fancies himself Éric Rohmer, Woody Allen, or maybe both in this talky romantic trifle.
Is a kiss ever without consequence?
By ALICIA POTTER  |  April 17, 2009

Unmitigated Gaul

Now 88 years old, Eric Rohmer, a leading light of the French New Wave and a former film critic at Cahiers du cinéma, says Romance of Astrea and Celadon  is his last film.
Eric Rohmer says adieu with Astrea and Celadon
By A. S. HAMRAH  |  September 02, 2008

I Think I Love My Wife

Chris Rock as a sensitive Manhattan investment banker with two kids?
It'd take a miracle
By CHRIS WANGLER  |  March 15, 2007


Cinema belongs to him

For many backlashing film scholars and canonical cinéastes, most of the big players in the French New Wave — Truffaut, Chabrol, Rohmer, Resnais, etc. — have been, over time, at least a touch overrated, save two: Jean-Luc Godard and Jacques Rivette.
The je ne c’est quoi world of Jacques Rivette
By MICHAEL ATKINSON  |  January 03, 2007

Devine DVDs

Sure, we all know Get Smart! is out on DVD in time for the holidays, and the Superman films (all of them, going back to 1948), and Mission Impossible: The Ultimate Missions Collection , sure, sure, as if you could miss the bleating sirens of studio pu
Film-smart gifts for people who think they’ve seen everything
By MICHAEL ATKINSON  |  December 07, 2006