Tag Archives: Charlotte Gainsbourg

Cinema Review – Independence Day: Resurgence

Twenty years after a gang of plucky humans, led by President Whitmore (Bill Pullman) and David Levinson (Jeff Goldblum), saved the world from invading aliens, earthly technology has been advanced by studying the remains of the alien ships, landmarks have been rebuilt and humans have set up a first defence base on the moon. The trouble is that while earth has had time to build defences against another attack, the aliens have also spent their time regrouping and, in the words of former President Whitmore; “They’re coming back, and this time we won’t be able to stop them”. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Nymphomaniac Parts I and II

When Seligman (Stellan Skarsgard) finds a woman passed out in a lane near his home, he takes her in and offers her shelter. It’s not long before Joe (Charlotte Gainsbourg) tells him the tale of her life as a self-diagnosed and confessed nymphomaniac. Joe’s tale starts from childhood and continues right until the moment Seligman found her. Continue reading

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Cannes Review – Confession of a Child of the Century

Octave (Peter Doherty) is the product of his times; born into a generation at the turn of the century that has nothing to fight for, he turns himself to the pursuit of the idle rich; debauchery. When his father dies, however, Octave meets Brigitte (Charlotte Gainsbourg) and vows to be a better man. Continue reading

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