Ooh la la! COLCOA 2018 announces film festival dates

February 13th, 2018 | ColCoa Film Festival, Film Festivals, Movie News | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic It's the most wonderful time of the year: Film Festival season! In particular, when COLCOA (the City of Lights, City of Angels) French Film Festival comes to town, the best of French cinema is introduced to American Francophiles. And it doesn't get any better than expanding your worldview with French cinema. Here, at this fest, it's an absolute blast! This year, the fest will be running from April 23-30 at the Directors ...


Movie Review: ‘POLINA’ – Save the last dance

September 1st, 2017 | ColCoa Film Festival, Film Festivals, Movie News, Movie Review, Reviews | 1 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic POLINA Not Rated, 1 hour 48 minutes Directed by: Valérie Müller, Angelin Preljocaj Starring: Anastasia Shevtsova, Veronika Zhovnytska, Juliette Binoche, Aleksey Guskov, Niels Schneider, Jeremie Belingard The art of dance is a precise one. Not everyone is built for that kind of rigorous activity and commitment. It takes skill and passion to bring the poetic fluidity of the movements to life. Same can be said of the ...


COLCOA Review: ‘YOU CHOOSE (L’EMBARRAS DU CHOIX)’ is the best romcom Renée Zellweger never starred in

Courtney Howard // Film Critic YOU CHOOSE, 97, NR Directed by: Eric Lavaine Starring: Alexandra Lamy, Arnaud Ducret, Jamie Bamber, Anne Marivin, Sabrina Ouazani, Lionnel Astier, Jérôme Commandeur You probably make at least 15 choices for yourself before you leave the house in the morning. What makes you go with oatmeal over a croissant, pants instead of a skirt, hair up or down, is all based on how you’re feeling. Imagine not being able to make ...