C’est la vie (Le sens de la fête)

With 30 years of catering under his belt, Max (Bacri) has organized hundreds of parties. This time, the gorgeous wedding in an XVIIth Century château is his World Cup.  A brigade of waiters, cooks, an orchestra, and photographer are under his command. But…a series of catastrophes is looming because the film is tinged with political and racial complexity and the French are difficult to govern. Must be seen, at least for the performance of Bacri, the stereotype of the typical French grumpy man with plenty of reasons to be grumpy. Bacri and the film had rewards and nominations. France 2017

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American Animals

In 2003, four friends are living a humdrum existence in Lexington, Kentucky when one of them visits Transylvania University. Warren Lipka (played by Evan Peters) hatches the audacious plot to steal the rarest and most valuable book from its library, John James Audubon’s “The Birds of America”. The theft does not go according to plan and they face enormous pressure as everything unravels. UK-USA 2018 – Directed by Bart Layton with Evan Peters, Ann Dowd, Barry Keoghan – 117 min               A queasily compelling true crime thriller – ROTTEN TOMATOES   A riveting college-boy crime caper – VARIETYPlease follow, share and like

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