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Dr. Strangelove – LEGO Style!

I have a special connection with the movie Dr. Strangelove. I explain why in Dr. Strangelove: Or How I Learned The Power Of Satire. I also use to play a lot with LEGO. So yesterday, when I saw this article on BoingBoing, I had some kind of an epiphany… Using LEGO and pure genius, YouTuber XXxOPRIMExXX created this amazing stop-motion homage to the ... More
Stanley Kubrick, Jacques Tati, Blake Edwards et Fritz Lang

Quand la Cinémathèque présente mes cinéastes préférés : Stanley Kubrick, Jacques Tati, Blake Edwards et Fritz Lang. Tous ont été ou bien vont l’être prochainement, mis à l’honneur par la Cinémathèque Française. L’occasion donc de revenir sur ces cinéastes emblématiques de leur époque qui tiennent une place toute ... More
Jacques Tati: timeless comedy and satire with Mr Hulot

Jacques Tati was born in October 1907, and 2007 is the 100th anniversary of his birth. We are now in December, and it is not too late (yet) to celebrate this anniversary and mention some of his movies. A few days ago, I had the opportunity to meet with Tati’s niece, Macha Makeieff. She manages Tati’s artistic patrimony and she created Les Films ... More
Dr. Strangelove: Or How I Learned The Power Of Satire

Subtleties of satire can be powerful and I discovered that with Dr. Strangelove: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb. In this film, Kubick gives us an insight about Cold War (and ‘Mutually Assured Destruction‘ with the Doomsday Machine) in a satirical way. When it comes to talk about very serious topics, using satire or black ... More

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