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[REVIEW] “Pas à pas dans la brume électrique” (2009), a trip to Louisiana along with the director Bertrand Tavernier

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After forty-one days of shooting in Louisiana for the film “In the Electric Mist” with American actor Tommy Lee Jones, the French director Bertrand Tavernier (“Death Watch”, “Round Midnight” and “Fresh Bait”) remembers this rich but also arduous experience in his book “Pas à pas dans la brume électrique” (litterarly, “Step by step in the electric mist”).

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♥ [REVIEW] “Je reviens de mourir” (2008) by Antoine Dole: The breath away

A crush and an unexpected slap. At the publication of the book by Antoine Dole, Je reviens de mourir (aka I Have Died Again, 2008), it is a tragedy! There are critics on all side : a book “too violent”, “unsuited to the public”, “without hope or desire for redemption”. Indeed, the book is harsh. The description of pain and despair makes the story difficult to read. However, this brutality does not leave us indifferent… You go through all the colors and read each sentence, shuddering.

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[REVIEW] “The Hunter” by Darwyn Cooke

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Before The Hunter by Darwyn Cooke, a while back, I saw Payback by Brian Helgeland, the crime flick with Mel Gibson in theaters. I liked the movie. I thought it was dark and cool. It had a cool anti-hero, lots of gunfights and a very unusual storyline. I thought the writers of the film were geniuses. How wrong I was!

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