Rock’n’roll, hilarious, sensitive… The cinema releases of June 22
♦ Elvis **
by Baz Luhrmann
American film, 2 h 39
The life of the king of rock’n’roll is revisited by Baz Luhrmann, an Australian filmmaker with a chic and shocking style, who seeks to multiply the points of view on this legendary figure. Narrated by troubled Colonel Parker, Presley’s impresario, the film highlights Elvis’ fragility as well as the black roots of his musical style.
» READ THE REVIEW. “Elvis”, the raw rocker and the mobster
♦ El Buen Patron***
by Fernando Leon de Aranoa
Spanish comedy, 2 hours
» Thanks boss ! », the Charlots used to sing. Their parodic spirit could have served as a soundtrack to this hilarious Spanish comedy, haloed by six Goyas (the Spanish Caesars). This satire of patronage paternalism offers Javier Bardem one of his best roles.
» READ THE REVIEW. “El Buen Patrón”, thank you, boss!
♦ Buzz Lightning **
by Angus MacLane
American animated film, 1 h 49
By taking up the famous character from the « Toy Story » saga, the Pixar studio is not showing originality but is stuffing its story with astonishing and amusing ideas. This “original” Buzz is just as poochy, lining up little jokes and big blunders: a kind of OSS 117 from space, flanked by a hilarious bionic cat.
» READ THE REVIEW. « Buzz Lightyear », towards the infinity of the self
♦ I’m Your Man **
by Maria Schrader
German film, 1 h 45
A brilliant scientist is tasked with evaluating an android programmed to be the perfect man. Under the exterior of a light comedy, the director of the series UnorthodoxMaria Schrader, engages in a sensitive reflection on what makes our humanity.
» READ THE REVIEW. « I’m Your Man », in search of the ideal man
♦ Tastes and colors **
by Michel Leclerc
French film, 1h50
After revealing part of his family history in Penguin & Gull and their 500 babiesMichel Leclerc returns to fiction through song, his initial passion.
» READ THE REVIEW.“Tastes and Colors”, a shared musical heritage
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