"The film’s sincere tone is such that Alma reads as a much trickier and more anguished figure than a typical pratfall-prone American romcom heroine. [...] It's not clear that Alma even wants romantic love in her life. 'I don’t know what I want!' she shouts in frustration, 'That’s how it is sometimes when you’re human!'"
Review: 'I'm Your Man'
Critic Joshua Ray is covering the 2021 Nashville Film Festival for CSL, and he has the first of several dispatches highlighting the films he's been screening. Today he looks at three features about music: the documentaries Fanny: The Right to Rock and I'm Wanita and the narrative drama Poser:
The 13th Annual Robert Classic French Film Festival celebrates St. Louis’ Gallic heritage and France’s cinematic legacy. Prior to the August 29 festival screening of François Truffaut's Two English Girls (1971), critic Robert Garrick provided an introduction to the film. A written version of this introduction can be found at CSL's The Lens: