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New Wave Filmmaker Eric Rohmer Dead at 89

Pioneering Frenchman directed 50+ films

(Newser) - Eric Rohmer, a leading light of the French New Wave and a prolific filmmaker for over 4 decades, died today in Paris. He was 89. Overshadowed early in his career by Jean-Luc Godard and François Truffaut, Rohmer made his mark with his "Six Moral Tales," released from... More »

Quiet, Creepy, Absurd, Home Wows Critics

Acclaimed French film makes US debut

(Newser) - Ursula Meier’s acclaimed Home, in which a family is driven insane by the new highway running past their idyllic country house, is opening in the US. Should you be excited? Critics say yes:
  • This is a “bewitching dream of a film,” says Sukhdev Sandhu of the Daily
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