Don Malcolm and Phoebe Green explain the particulars of their new French revival series to Owen Field.The first of four films taking lovers of THE FRENCH HAD A NAME FOR IT into non-noir regions of classic French cinema will play in the intimate confines of the Little Roxie Theatre in San Francisco on April 4 […]
by Anastasia Lin (The maestro of the “lost continent” continues to astonish those of us “out there in the dark” with the hidden treasures of French film noir. His “keeper” Anastasia Lin captures his latest discovery—the “Goth Girl” of 1940s French cinema getting her centennial close-up at a “one night stand” on Thursday, July 26 […]
by Ben Terrall Let’s start with the obvious question. This film line-up—which is very impressive, by the way—seems to be a response to the times we live in…by any chance has this been building up inside you for awhile now? Thanks for noticing that. Yes, I think it’s safe to say this series is a […]
by Pam Grady All roads lead to Trenton, NJ after a young black man is lynched in the postwar American South in I Spit on Your Graves (J’irai cracher sur vos tombes) , Michel Gast’s 1959 fever dream revenge thriller, a surreal standout among the dozen rarely–seen titles that make up The French Had a […]
By Gary Meyer (updated November 21, 2022) Are you ready for candy that offers the flavors of the traditional American Thanksgiving dinner spread: Roasted turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing, green beans, ginger glazed carrots, and, for dessert, sweet potato pie?
FRENCH NOIR GALLERY of Trailers and Posters We have searched the Internet for evocative posters and images plus trailers and film excerpts to give you a sense of the treats in store for you at “The French Had A Name For It ‘21”