Published 2 August, 2012
Books , Film , Film Reviews , HeyUGuys , Published Work
Tags: Bel Ami, Christina Ricci, Declan Donnellan, Guy de Maupassant, Kristin Scott-Thomas, Nick Ormerod, Rachel Bennette, Robert Pattinson, Uma Thurman
(Written for HeyUGuys)
Directed by Declan Donnellan and Nick Ormerod with screenplay by Rachel Bennette, Bel Ami is a British period drama based on the 1885 French novel of the same name written by Guy de Maupassant.
Premiered as an Official Selection at this year’s Berlin International Film Festival, the film chronicles the life of Georges Duroy (Robert Pattinson), a penniless ex-soldier who travels through 1890s Paris, rising to power through his manipulation of the city’s most influential and wealthy women – Madeleine Forestier (Uma Thurman), Virginie Rousset (Kristin Scott Thomas) and Clotilde de Marelle (Christina Ricci).
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Published 1 August, 2012
Film , Film Reviews , Letterboxd
Tags: A Dangerous Method, Bel Ami, Blue Valentine, Bridesmaids, Date Night, Easy A, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Law Abiding Citizen, Magic Mike, Martha Marcy May Marlene, Rebecca, Some Like It Hot, Take Shelter, Taken, The Amazing Spider-Man, The Dark Knight Rises, The Last Song, The Notebook, Wanderlust, What To Expect When You’re Expecting, Zombieland
My Letterboxd account documents what films I am watching, usually films for the first time but occasionally a film I haven’t logged before. Here’s a summary of the films I have watched this month, including a rating and short review for each.
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Published 14 March, 2012
Britscene , Film , Film News , Published Work
Tags: Bel Ami, Christina Ricci, Declan Donnellan, Guy de Maupassant, Kristin Scott-Thomas, Nick Ormerod, Robert Pattinson, Uma Thurman
(Written for BritScene)
Released in the UK earlier this month, Magnolia Pictures has announced that they are to distribute 1890s Paris set period drama, Bel Ami, and that they have now set a US theatrical release date for the film which stars British actors Robert Pattinson and Kristin Scott Thomas and American actresses Uma Thurman and Christina Ricci.
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Published 21 February, 2012
Film , Film News , HeyUGuys , Published Work
Tags: Bel Ami, Christina Ricci, Declan Donnellan, Kristin Scott-Thomas, Nick Ormerod, Posters & Images, Robert Pattinson, Uma Thurman
(Written for HeyUGuys)
Here’s one for the girls, with a whole 19 new images of Robert Pattinson and a new TV spot for his latest film, Bel Ami, this week.
Directed by Declan Donnellan and Nick Ormerod with the screenplay written by Rachel Bennette, Bel Ami is a period drama set in 1890s Paris. Pattinson plays the character of George Duroy, a penniless ex-soldier, as the film chronicles his rise to power through his manipulation of the city’s most influential and wealthy women, played by the likes of Uma Thurman, Christina Ricci, and Kristin Scott Thomas.
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