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“The New Look” review & Films as of February 21st



“The New Look “& Your films as of February 21st

Here are the films we’re looking forward to in 2024 in chronological order!
Mean Girls by Samantha Jayne and Arturo Perez Jr: January 10, 2024
Poor Creatures by Yórgos Lánthimos: January 17, 2024
May December by Todd Haynes: January 24, 2024
The Color Purple by Blitz Bazawule: January 24, 2024
Argylle by Matthew Vaughn: January 31, 2024
The Zone of Interest, Jonathan Glazer : January 31, 2024
Bob Marley One Love by Reinaldo Marcus Green: February 14, 2024
Dune: Part II by Denis Villeneuve: March 13, 2024
Mickey 17 by Bong Joon-Ho: postponed, date unknown.
Beetlejuice 2 by de Tim Burton: September 11, 2024




Here is the list of nominees and our predictions:

  • For Best Actress, Sandra Hüller in “Anatomy of a Fall” seems to be the favorite, embodying a complex and moving character.
  • For Best Actor, Arieh Worthalter in “The Goldman Trial” could stand out with an intense performance.
  • In the Best Film category, “Anatomy of a Fall” seems to lead, although “The Animal Kingdom” poses strong competition.
  • For Best Direction, Justine Triet could maintain her supremacy with a modern and audacious direction.
  • In the Supporting Roles categories, Adèle Exarchopoulos in “I Will Always See Your Faces” and Swann Arlaud in “Anatomy of a Fall” could be rewarded for their impressive performances.
  • For the Best Newcomers categories, Kim Higelin in “Consent” and Raphaël Quenard in “Dog Breakers” are serious contenders.
  • Finally, in the technical categories, “Anatomy of a Fall” and “The Animal Kingdom” seem to be the favorites in several areas.

CP CESAR 240124 – Annonce des Nominations de la 49e Ceremonie des Cesar 2024



BACK TO BLACK, Sam Taylor-Johnson with Marisa Abela, Jack O’Connell







Discover “The New Look”: A Captivating Dive into Fashion History


The series “The New Look” offers a fascinating perspective on the world of French haute couture during a tumultuous era. Through its 10 episodes, this Apple TV+ production plunges us into the heart of Paris during the German Occupation, highlighting the rivalries, tragedies, and triumphs of the great fashion designers of the time, including Christian Dior and Coco Chanel.

A Rich Historical Background Full of Intrigue


The Period of Occupation


1943 marks the third year of Paris’ occupation by the Nazi army. It is within this historically charged context that “The New Look” unfolds. The series explores the political and personal ramifications of fashion’s big names, revealing lesser-known stories and surprising alliances.


The Intertwined Fates of Coco Chanel and Christian Dior

Coco Chanel’s Hidden Side

At the heart of the intrigue lies Coco Chanel, portrayed brilliantly by Juliette Binoche. The series unveils an unknown aspect of the life of the famous designer, shedding light on her ambiguous relationships with the German occupier and her involvement in secret missions. Her desire to regain control of her business and her commitment to peace are central to her tumultuous journey.


Christian Dior: Between Ambition and Tragedy

On the other hand, “The New Look” explores the rise of Christian Dior, portrayed by the charismatic Ben Mendelsohn. From his humble beginnings at Lucien Lelong’s to the creation of his own couture house, Dior embodies the fashion’s post-war renewal. But his success is tainted by accusations of collaboration and family tragedies, including the detention of his resistance fighter sister, Catherine Dior.


Striking Reconstructions and an Exceptional Cast

The series impresses with its authentic sets and meticulous reconstructions of Paris under occupation. From the German army headquarters to haute couture salons, each location is faithfully recreated, immersing the viewer in the heart of the action.

The cast of “The New Look” is also up to the challenge, with outstanding performances by Juliette Binoche, John Malkovich, Glenn Close, and Maisie Williams. Each actor brings depth and intensity to their character, bringing this tumultuous period of fashion history to life.


A Reflection on Antifascism during the Occupation

Beyond the rivalries and intrigues of haute couture, “The New Look” raises essential questions about resistance and commitment during the Occupation. Through the journeys of characters like Catherine Dior, the series pays tribute to the unsung heroes of this dark period in European history.


Conclusion: A Must-Watch Series for Fashion and History Enthusiasts

In summary, “The New Look” offers a captivating dive into the world of French haute couture in the post-war years. Between rivalries, dramas, and moments of triumph, this epic series is sure to captivate viewers seeking a story rich in twists and emotions.

Don’t hesitate to discover this blockbuster on Apple TV+ and let yourself be carried away by the whirlwind of “The New Look”.






Movies Releases as of February 21st


A Life

Release Date: February 21, 2024
Director: James Hawes
Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Johnny Flynn, Helena Bonham Carter
Synopsis: In Prague, 1938, as the city is on the brink of falling into the hands of the Nazis, Nicholas Winton organizes convoys to England, where 669 Jewish children will find refuge. This true story, unknown for decades, was unveiled to the world in 1988.



Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba – Journey to the Pillars Training

Release Date: February 24, 2024
Genres: Action, Animation, Drama
Director: Haruo Sotozaki
Cast: Natsuki Hanae, Kengo Kawanishi, Akari Kito
Synopsis: Witness for the first time on the big screen episode 11 of the Village of the Forgers and the epic conclusion of the battle between Tanjirô and the fourth upper moon, Hantengu, not to mention Nezuko’s resounding feat, triumphing over the sun.


The Successor

Release Date: February 21, 2024
Genre: Drama
Director: Xavier Legrand
Cast: Marc-André Grondin, Yves Jacques, Anne-Elisabeth Bossé
Synopsis: Happy and fulfilled, Ellias becomes the new artistic director of a famous French haute couture house. When he learns that his father, whom he hasn’t seen in many years, has died of a heart attack, Ellias travels to Quebec to settle the inheritance.



The Kingdom of the Abyss

Release Date: February 21, 2024
Genres: Adventure, Animation, Fantasy
Director: Tian Xiaopeng
Cast: Aaricia Dubois, Wang Tingwen, Su Xin
Age Rating: 10+
Synopsis: Shenxiu, a 10-year-old girl, is sucked into the depths of the sea during a family cruise. She discovers the fantastic world of the abyss, an unknown world inhabited by incredible creatures.


Through the Seasons

Release Date: February 21, 2024
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Family
Directors: Hanna Ladoul, Marco La Via
Cast: Catherine Deneuve, Andrea Riseborough, Morgan Saylor
Synopsis: Charlie, a 20-year-old student, returns to the family farm in Virginia to help her ailing mother. They have different views on life: Charlie studies finance while Laura manages a chicken farm.



The Empire

Release Date: February 21, 2024
Genres: Comedy, Drama
Director: Bruno Dumont
Cast: Lyna Khoudri, Anamaria Vartolomei, Camille Cottin
Synopsis: Between “Ma Loute” and “The Life of Jesus,” Bruno Dumont offers a caustic, cruel, and offbeat vision of Star Wars.



Universal Theory

Release Date: February 21, 2024
Genres: Drama, Thriller
Director: Timm Kröger
Cast: Jan Bülow, Olivia Ross, Hanns Zischler
Synopsis: 1962: during a physics congress in the Swiss Alps, young Johannes defends a theory on the existence of parallel worlds. But nobody believes him, not even his tutor. Yet mysteries accumulate…


Bye Bye Tiberias

Release Date: February 21, 2024
Genre: Documentary
Director: Lina Soualem
Cast: Hiam Abbass
Synopsis: Hiam Abbass left her Palestinian village to fulfill her dream of becoming an actress in Europe, leaving behind her mother, grandmother, and seven sisters. Thirty years later, her daughter Lina, a filmmaker, returns with her to trace the disappeared places and scattered memories of four generations of Palestinian women.


The Goats!

Release Date: February 21, 2024
Genre: Comedy
Director: Fred Cavayé
Cast: Dany Boon, Jérôme Commandeur, Claire Chust
Synopsis: Did you know that in the 17th century, animals could be tried for committing a crime? Master Pompignac, the laughingstock of the bar, thinks he has found the case of his life: defending the young and innocent Josette, wrongly accused of the murder of a marshal…




Release Date: February 21, 2024
Genres: Horror, Thriller
Director: Jason Yu
Cast: Yu-mi Jeong, Sun-kyun Lee, Kim Kum-Soon
Synopsis: A young couple’s life is turned upside down when the husband becomes a sleepwalker and transforms into someone else at night. Overwhelmed by the fear that he will harm their newborn, his wife can no longer sleep..



The Last Men

Release Date: February 21, 2024
Genres: Drama, Historical
Director: David Oelhoffen
Cast: Guido Caprino, Nuno Lopes, Andrzej Chyra
Synopsis: March 9, 1945. The Japanese army launches a lightning assault against French troops in Indochina. Hunted by the enemy, a column of already weakened legionnaires rushes into the heart of the jungle to join the allied bases over 300 km away.



Double Hearth

Release Date: February 21, 2024
Genres: Comedy, Drama
Director: Claire Vassé
Cast: Emilie Dequenne, Max Boublil, Arthur Roose
Synopsis: Lili and Simon love each other but don’t live together. Abel, the child of this love, lives between two houses. One day, the accidents of existence call into question their way of life… Can you love each other without living together? Simple question, complicated answer.



Walk Up

Release Date: February 21, 2024
Genre: Drama
Director: Hong Sang-Soo
Cast: Hae-hyo Kwon, Hye-Young Lee, Song Seon-mi
Synopsis: Byungsoo, a famous director, accompanies his daughter to a longtime friend’s building in Gangnam. The visit leads Byungsoo on a timeless journey where, on each floor, his past and future loves are outlined.


The General’s Pawn

Release Date: February 21, 2024
Genre: Drama
Director: Makbul Mubarak
Cast: Kevin Ardilova, Arswendy Bening Swara, Yusyf Mahardika
Synopsis: Rakib works as the only household employee in the mansion of Purna, a retired general, as feared as he is respected. When Purna runs for local mayor, Rakib discovers a mentor and a substitute father whom he will defend at all costs…






Scott Myers : Go into the story









Mercredi – Wednesday 21

Arte : Un jour de pluie à New York

France 4 : Amy Winehouse concert

6Ter : Les indestructibles 2


Jeudi – Thursday 22

Canal + : Full Circle

Arte : Stonehouse,député, amant et espion (série)

TMC : Star Wars episode 7 le réveil de la force


Vendredi- Friday 23

Canal + : les César

M6 : La Reine des neiges 2

Arte : La bande à Baader


Dimanche – Sunday 25

TF1 : Tous en scène 2

Arte : Le dernier des Mohicans


Lundi – Monday 26

Canal + : Mister Spade

Arte : Laura


Mardi – Tuesday 27

Canal + : Anatomie d’une chute

TFX : Mrs Doubtfire


🇺🇦 IN HER CAR, a series by Eugen Tunik, featuring an incredible actress, Anastasia Karpenko

🇺🇦 20 DAYS IN MARIOUPOL, a documentary by Mstyslav Chernov






La bonne année, Claude Lelouch

Lino Ventura prepares the heist of the century on the French Riviera before being caught in the nets of love. Directed by Claude Lelouch, a jubilant film, emblematic of the 1970s.

With Lino Ventura (Simon), Françoise Fabian (Françoise), Charles Gérard (Charlot), André Falcon (le bijoutier), Mireille Mathieu (Mireille Mathieu


The Baader Meinhof Complex” directed by Uli Edel

In 1967, a visit by the Shah of Iran to West Germany provokes violently repressed protests. Shortly after, Rudi Dutschke, a communist student, is shot dead. While Ulrike Meinhof, a journalist, writes increasingly virulent articles against the government, Andreas Baader and his partner, Gudrun Ensslin, gather young people determined to fight against the state with arms.


Funny Face

In existentialist Paris, a naive intellectual is charmed by a fashion photographer… Directed by Stanley Donen (“Singin’ in the Rain”), a zesty musical comedy tailor-made for the delightful Audrey Hepburn, with Fred Astaire as a timid Pygmalion.






“Le Petit Prince, naissance d’une étoile”: to mark the 80th anniversary of its publication, the documentary looks back at the genesis of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s masterpiece

Featuring archive footage and stunning animated sequences by Josep de Aurel, winner of the 2021 César for best animated feature, this documentary recounts the genesis of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s (1900-1944) masterpiece, tracing the last four years of his life, marked by the war and his exile in the United States.




Stonehouse by Jon S. Baird, as of February 22nd

Summary: After serving in the Royal Air Force during World War II, Deputy John Stonehouse lands the position of Minister of Aviation in the late 1960s. But his first official trip to Czechoslovakia doesn’t go as planned: the morally upright family man is trapped there by a charming interpreter. The government then blackmails him. To avoid retaliation, John agrees to become a spy for the communist enemy.


Dana & Murray, now.

The Israeli feel-good series created by Stav Idisis and directed by Yogev Yefet “Dana and Murray.” Written by Stav Idisis.

The friendship between two roommates, Dana, a gynecologist, and Murray, a film professor, is put to the test when they both fall in love with the same man…

Each episode breaks the conventions of romantic comedy, much like the main heroine Murray does in front of her film students. True love seems possible, but is it ultimately desirable?

Starring Naomi Levov, Rotem Sela, Shlomi Tapiaro, Omer Etzion, Yoram Toledano, Aviv Pinkas. Available online from February 9th to November 15th, 9 episodes of 30 minutes each.


“Wakefiled” by Kristen Dunphy

As he guides fragile patients on the path to recovery, a psychiatric nurse is confronted by his own demons.

This captivating Australian series, “Wakefield,” oscillates between realism and phantasmagorical escapades leading to an unsuspected and powerful climax.

Starring Rudi Dharmalingam, Geraldine Hakewill, Harry Greenwood. 8 episodes.


The Durrels, Simon Nye, Steve Barron (Now). With Roger Golby directing.

Based on the trilogy of books written by Gerald Durrell, The Mad Adventure of the Durrells.

In 1935, after the death of her husband and financial problems, Louisa Durrell decides to move from Bournemouth to the Greek island of Corfu with her 4 children.

With Keeley Hawes, Josh O’Connor, Daisy Waterstone, Milo Parker, Callum Woodhouse, Alexis Georgoulis, Miles Jupp, Anna Savva and Lucy Black.

A real feel-good series.




Your films and series to watch as of February 21st on Netflix




Israeli & films series



The Greatest Night in Pop, Bao Nguyen : a must-see!




3 body problem,  David Benioff, D.B. Weiss & Alexander Woo, as of March 21st

A young woman’s fateful decision in 1960s China reverberates across space and time to a group of brilliant scientists in the present day. As the laws of nature unravel before their eyes five former colleagues reunite to confront the greatest threat in humanity’s history.



Damsel, Juan Carlos Fresnadillo, Millie Bobby Brown.



The Gentlemen, Guy Ritchie, in March.


Spaceman, Johan Renck, March 1st

Astrophysicist Jakub Procházka is commissioned by the Czech Republic for a space mission. He is to analyze a large dust cloud in the vicinity of Venus. One day before his departure, Jakub, besieged by the media, prefers to remain alone. Alone in space, he rethinks his whole life: his father’s links with the Communist Party and the Velvet Revolution, the accidental death of his parents, his childhood with his grandparents and then his meeting with his wife, who left him.


Ripley, Steve Zaillian, with Andrew Scott

Ripley, Series adapted from the five novels by Patricia Highsmith featuring the character Tom Ripley, sent to Italy to bring back the son of a wealthy shipowner. He discovers a world that is not his own and endeavors to stay in it, even if it means resorting to murder. April 4th


The Abyss, Richard Holm

As society collapses, a team of scientists must uncover the true nature of the attacks and the enigmatic creature behind them before it’s too late. Based on the international bestseller by Frank Schätzing.”



Your films and series to watch as of ​February 21st on Prime Video




Three directors, Andréa Bescond, Sylvie Verheyde, and Lucie Borleteau, helm the ten episodes that narrate the misadventures of three young individuals.

We follow Ada, a victim of a pedophile, Sofia whose sexuality is exposed to the world, and Victor, a medical student unaware of the consequences of his actions. Whether victims or perpetrators, the episodes paint a picture of a generation overwhelmed by the reality of a world where the life of an anonymous person can be overturned in just a few clicks.





Detectives Liz Danvers and Evangeline Navarro are investigating the disappearance of six men who work on the Tsalal Arctic Research Station, where night can last more than 24 hours.

Ennis is an Alaskan mining town with an Arctic research station. One day, its eight scientists vanish into thin air, leaving their sandwiches still warm on their plates. The only clue was a human tongue lying on the ground. The organ prompts local police chief Liz Danvers to make the connection with the murder, years earlier, of an Inuit midwife and environmental activist. Is it the same killer?



Expats, created by Lulu Wang, adapted from Janice Lee’s novel. Now!





Foe, Garth Davis.
2065, Hen (Saiorse Ronan) and Junior (Paul Mescal) lead a happy life on an isolated piece of land that has belonged to Junior’s family for many years. One day, a stranger (Aaron Pierre) shows up on their doorstep and everything threatens to fall apart. Their loyalty is put to the test when they receive a very surprising proposal.Foe is based on Iain Reid’s bestseller of the same name.



Saltburn, Emerald Fennell.



Your films and series to watch as of February 21st on Canal+





“Feud : Capote vs. The Swans” : scandales et trahisons entre amis

After the rivalry between Joan Crawford and Bette Davis, Ryan Murphy delves into Truman Capote and his high-society friends in the second season of Feud. In 1975, the famous writer betrays his friends, whom he called his “swans,” by publishing some of their unspeakable secrets in Esquire magazine. An offense that accelerated his social and artistic downfall. His close ones shun him, and he never recovers, sinking into his addictions.

Director Gus Van Sant leads this eight-episode series with a dream cast: Naomi Watts, Diane Lane, Demi Moore, Calista Flockhart, and Chloë Sevigny portray Truman Capote’s “swans,” played by Tom Hollander.



Love and death, by Lesli Linka Glatter and written by David E. Kelley. Now. One of the best series of 2023! Starring Elizabeth Olsen, Jesse Plemons et Lily Rab

Candy Montgomery is the perfect housewife. One day, she’s fed up and wants to satisfy her own desires. Her quiet life is turned upside down when she becomes involved in an extramarital affair. The affair turns bloody.



Without sin by Frances Poletti, now.
Stella and her ex-husband Paul receive a message from the man convicted of murdering their daughter, who wants to apologize in person. Stella, in search of answers, decides to meet him. He brings her a new element that calls into question everything she thought she knew about the night of her child’s murder. A missing teenager could be the key to the mystery.



The Dreamer, becoming Karen Blixen, Dunja Gry Jensen, now.


“Full Circle”, created by Steven Soderbergh and written by Ed Solomon, is a six-episode series featuring two intertwined plots set in New York.

In Manhattan, Sam and Derek, a bourgeois couple, find their lives turned upside down when they receive a mysterious phone call claiming to have kidnapped their son, Jared. However, the teenager soon reappears at home, casting doubt on the truth of this alleged disappearance.

In Queens, Savitri Mahabir, the leader of a criminal group of Guyanese origin, seeks to avenge the death of her brother-in-law by planning the kidnapping of a teenager named Jared, the grandson of a famous chef, Jeff.

As of February 22nd


Mister Spade,” directed by Scott Frank and starring Clive Owen, follows the American detective Sam Spade, who now resides in France in the small town of Bozouls, seeking peace and tranquility.


However, the gruesome discovery of six brutally murdered nuns thrusts him into a murky investigation.

This series serves as a sequel to the renowned film “The Maltese Falcon” by John Huston (1941), based on the novel of the same name by Dashiell Hammett. Set 20 years after the original story, the six 52-minute episodes follow detective Sam Spade as he returns to action.

February 26.



Tokyo Vice S2



Your films and series to watch as of February 21st on Apple TV & Canal+


Criminal Record, Paul Rutman, now.

An anonymous call draws two brilliant detectives into a confrontation over an old murder case. One is a young woman at the start of her career, the other a well-placed man determined to protect his inheritance.



Masters of the Air, John Orloff, Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks & Gary Goetzman, now.



Constellation, Michelle MacLaren, Oliver Hirschbiegel, Joseph Ceda. Starting February 21.

This series follows the adventures of Jo, an astronaut portrayed by Noomi Rapace (the original interpreter of hacker Lisbeth Salander in the first Millennium series), forced to return to Earth after being the victim of a real space disaster and discovers that her life is no longer exactly as it was.

Starting from February 21st.




Your films and series to watch as of February 21st on Disney Plus



Suncoast,  Laura Chinn.

A teenage girl living with her strong-willed mother must take her brother to a specialized facility. She forms an unlikely friendship with an eccentric activist during protests surrounding a historic medical case.


Quiz Lady, Jessica Yu with Awkwafina, Sandra O, now.




A murder at the end of the world, with Brit Marling, Emma Corrin, Clive Owen, now.

Created by Brit Marling; Zal Batmanglij.


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