Star Apps: Dan Stevens
The "Downton Abbey" actor plays against type and proper etiquette in his latest film, "The Guest."
Curiosity cabinet of a movie is exasperating
Does Michel Gondry dream of being a toymaker, a watchmaker or the master of his own private circus? That certainly seems likely, given the ingenious contraptions, live-action and animated, that motor and hum through his latest, "Mood Indigo."
Style trumps story in Michel Gondry's manic Mood Indigo
Much like Frenchman Georges Perec deciding to compose his 300-page novel A Void without ever using the letter "e," a good critic must take up the challenge to write about the work of Michel Gondry without using the word "whimsy." Granted, the writer ...
Interview: Michel Gondry of “Mood Indigo”
Michel Gondry is one of my favorite directors, with a distinctive style of romance and whimsy, best known for “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” and “Be Kind Rewind.” His films usually feature intricate contraptions with a very hand-made ...
Michel Gondry's Mood Indigo, now with 5,000 percent more corpses
As a fan of Michel Gondry's Mood Indigo, which played at the Siskel Center a few weeks back in the 94-minute version that Gondry prepared for international release, I recently purchased a copy of the 131-minute version that played last year in France and ...
Michel Gondry’s ‘Mood Indigo’ is wildly inventive
To call Michel Gondry’s “Mood Indigo” visually inventive is not even scratching the surface, something like characterizing Apple as a company that’s had a certain amount of success. Wacky, surreal, insanely playful, “Mood Indigo” is a film that ...
'Mood Indigo': Treat your eyes to this surreal flick
A prime example of this is Michel Gondry's latest movie, Mood Indigo. I'll admit I initially avoided it because of what several reviews told me: The script is confusing. The storytelling is scattered. Little did I realize that these points don't really matter.