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Monica Bellucci

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The Road that Gets You There: Gaspar Noé’s ‘Irréversible’ (2002) & ‘Enter the Void’ (2009)

Directed by: Gaspar Noé || Produced by: Vincent Cassel [1], Vincent Maraval, Olivier Delbosc, Marc Missonnier, Shin Yamaguchi [2], Brahim Chioua [1, 2] Screenplay by: Gaspar Noé || Starring: Monica Bellucci, Vincent Cassel, Albert Dupontel [1], Nathaniel Brown, Paz de la Huerta, Cyril Roy, Ed Spear [2] Music by: Thomas Bangalter || Cinematography: Gaspar Noé … Continue reading

To Defend or Not to Defend ‘The Matrix’ Sequels (2003)?

One of the more divisive, underwhelming followups to a landmark Hollywood trendsetter was the 2003 two-part sequel to the original Matrix (1999). The first Matrix remains one of the defining science-fiction action films of new millennium cinema, holding up to this day as a thinking-man’s high-concept, big-budget genre film, and arguably the most original mainstream … Continue reading

‘Brotherhood of the Wolf’ (2001): An Eccentric Action-Horror Gem

Directed by: Christophe Gans || Produced by: Richard Grandpierre, Samuel Hadida Screenplay by: Christophe Gans, Stephane Cabel || Starring: Samuel Le Bihan, Vincent Cassel, Emilie Dequenne, Monica Bellucci, Jeremie Renier, Mark Dacascos, Jean Yanne, Jean-Francois Stevenin Music by: Joseph LoDuca || Cinematography: Dan Laustsen || Edited by: David Wu, Sebastien Prangere, Xavier Loutreuil || Country: … Continue reading