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 ...
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 ...
'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.
'Mood Indigo' Is Mesmerizing Michel Gondry Magic
Michel Gondry goes all out here, bringing both the fanciful wonders and dire circumstances of our couple's doomed affair to breathtaking, eye-popping life. Colin (Romain Duras) is a rich jetsetter living in comfort with a personal chef named Nicolas (Omar ...
Why Michel Gondry's 'Mood Indigo' is Better Than It Used to Be
Fifteen months after it premiered in its native France, U.S. audiences will finally be able to discover "Mood Indigo," the adaptation of Boris Vian's 1947 novel "Froth on a Daydream" directed by Michel Gondry ("Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind").