Lambert Wilson as Jacques Cousteau

One for the hauntologists. The cod-French voiceovers at the beginning of Spongebob Squarepants episodes and Wes Anderson’s 2004 dramedy The Life Aquat(...)

Cultural assistant Anousha Bonnemaison, co-ordinator Marina Oracolo  and stylist Emily Callanan  at the launch of the Cork French Film Festival, which runs March 5th-12th at venues throughout the city. Photograph: Clare Keogh

It was only released in France last October, but L’Odyssée, which opens this year’s Cork French Film Festival, will bring cinephiles of a certain age (...)

Palme d’Or contender: Cate Blanchett in Carol, directed by Todd Haynes

Such is the nature of the news cycle that some editions of the Cannes film festival come to be identified with satellite scandals only obliquely relat(...)

HHHHHHHHHHMon Dieu! That title. It sounds like a pastiche French film that Lisa Simpson might slip into while her father was at Honk if You’re Horny.(...)