Anne Fontaine

22 Jul 19
Ripple Effects

According to the French Ministry of Culture department that produces and promotes French cinema, 27 percent of French movies were directed or co-directed by women in 2017 compared to 20.8 percent in 2008. (source article here) An improvement, but they are still not pleased with the disparity and working towards a more equal representation. For […]

21 Jul 19
TJ Fox

Author: Anne Frasier Book Name: The Body Keeper Release Date: June 4, 2019 Series: Detective Jude Fontaine Mysteries Order: #3 Genre: Suspense/Mystery/Crime Overall SPA: 4 Stars     Blurb: A boy’s frozen body is found trapped in the ice of a Minneapolis lake. The horrifying discovery leads Detective Jude Fontaine and her partner, Uriah Ashby, […]

20 Jul 19
Sport Archives

Winners of Tunisia (1-0 a.p.) and Nigeria (2-1), Senegal and Algeria meet again tonight in the final (21h). News, results, unusual news, scorers: follow all the news of CAN 2019 on CNEWS. Saturday, July 20th 7:22 Algerian fans celebrated the victory of their team in Paris, Marseille or Lyon. No major incidents are to be […]

19 Jul 19
Story Empire

Hello and happy Friday to all the Story Empire readers. We’ve been deviating from our regular Friday schedule for some time and today, I do so again with a Book Share post. Anne Frasier’s the author and the book is The Body Keeper, the third novel from the Jude Fontaine Detective Mysteries. Jude is a […]

17 Jul 19
Ripple Effects

This film by the French director Anne Fontaine could offer you a couple hours of  cool entertainment in a lazy, hazy summer afternoon. Gemma Bovery (2014) Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert was published in 1856. There have been no less than half a dozen movie adaptations of this famous piece of literature, dating back as […]

17 Jul 19
Kri's Portfolio

I wonder how much of a person is simply fabricated by others,” she said. “And think about this: None of us see the same person in the exact same way. We bring ourselves into the equation. So an individual is never really an individual. ~Detective Jude Fontaine This is my own personal book review on […]

14 Jul 19

I’ve never seen such a disturbing film in my life. In fact, to me, it was more exciting and realistic than disturbing, but it was disturbing because it doesn’t fit the structure of society.Adoration is the 2013 Australian-French drama film directed by Anne Fontaine. The film is based on the novel The Grandmothers by British […]

10 Jul 19

One of the highlights of growing up in a suburb of NYC was to get to see a movie at the local Boulevard Theater. I got to see Disney animated features, of course, and on Saturday mornings there was the Lone Ranger and other serials. The Boulevard was a local theater and often didn’t get […]

07 Jul 19
News Directory

Half of the 8 t The organization behind the Oscars t Years In 2015, people of color t In 2019, it stands at 16%, the Academy reported. As it stands, the Academy counts 8,946 active members, with 8,733 eligible for vote on the Oscars. The total membership including retired members is 9,794. Record of 928 […]

06 Jul 19
News Directory

The Arts of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited 842 new members in their annual effort to introduce new blood into the organization that brings the Oscar. This is down to the 928 members invited last year, but 50% of the number this year is women, closer to the goal of creating a level playing […]

06 Jul 19
Why Evolution Is True

It’s Saturday, July 6, 2019, and today I head back to Oahu for one day, then to take the redeye back to Chicago. It’s National Fried Chicken Day, too, celebrating one of America’s great contributions to gastronomy (yes, I know that they fry chicken in other lands). Look for fried-chicken promotions in your area. And […]

05 Jul 19
Nouvelles Du Monde

Tristes nouvelles pour les fans de la chanson Ballade en novembre. Comme rapporté par l'AFP le 4 juillet 2019, la chanteuse française d'origine néerlandaise Anne Vanderlove décédé à l'âge de 75 ans "Anne est décédée dans la nuit de samedi à dimanche à la maison, dans le Finistère, avec sa famille", a déclaré sa petite […]