Tag Archives: france

Timeline (2003) Rated PG-13

A group of archaeologists get trapped in time when they try to save a comrade. The group must survive 14th century France in order to come back to the 21st. Based on the book by Michael Crichton. Starring Paul Walker, Frances … Continue reading

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Josephine Baker: The Story of an Awakening (2018) Rated NR

Josephine Baker was born into poverty in Missouri in 1906. She moved to France where she became a dancer and hailed as the Queen of Paris. She joined the French Resistance and became a civil rights activist. Starring Léonie Simaga, … Continue reading

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The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014) Rated PG

An Indian family moves to France and opens an eatery across the street from a Michelin-starred restaurant. Starring Helen Mirren, Om Puri, and Manish Dayal. This is a beautifully told story. The cinematography is beautiful, and the acting superb. While … Continue reading

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Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown (and Don’t Come Back!!) (1980) Rated G

Charlie Brown and the gang travel to Europe as exchange students. Starring Daniel Anderson, Scott Beach, and Casey Carlson. This is a fun Peanuts film. We get to watch the gang go to France as foreign exchange students. The animation is … Continue reading

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Reign (CW) Rated TV-14

Mary, Queen of Scots, goes to France with her marriage agreement to Francis II in place. Starring Adelaide Kane, Megan Follows, and Celina Sinden. The only true and historically accurate part of this show’s depiction of the life of Mary, Queen … Continue reading

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Les Misérables (2012) Rated PG-13

 In 19th Century France, ex-convict Jean Valjean takes on a factory workers daughter, changing both their lives. Starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Sacha Baron Cohen, Helena Bonham Carter, Eddie Redmayne, Aaron Tveit. I’m sorry to say that I’ve never been a fan of Les Misérables. … Continue reading

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Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie (2016) Rated R

After knocking Kate Moss into the River Thames, Edina and Patsy go on the run and hide out in the South of France. Starring Lulu, Gwendoline Christie, Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley. What was the point of this film? I know … Continue reading

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Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010) Rated G

Werner Herzog goes inside the Chauvet caves of Southern France and films some of the pictures on the walls. Starring Werner Herzog, Jean Clottes, Julien Monney. This film gives us insider access to the Chauvet caves.  The amazing drawings are … Continue reading

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Grace of Monaco (2014) Rated UR

The story of Princess Grace and Prince Rainier III during the political dispute with France’s president Charles De Gaulle in the early 60s. Starring Nicole Kidman, Tim Roth, Frank Langella, Paz Vega, Parker Posey, Milo Ventimiglia Unlike the promotional spots led one … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Films 2015

 Flags of Our Fathers (2006) Rated R Based on the book of the same name, this World War II drama reconstructs the events surrounding the six U.S. soldiers who were instantly immortalized when they were photographed raising the American flag … Continue reading

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