Posts tagged with colette

Jan 25 2018

Ugh, no way.


I just ran across a review for the movie Colette, starring Keira Knightley and inspired by the life of the famous French author. I had no idea this movie was a thing, and while I see the reviewer describes the film as "politely sexy", I have my doubts that a biography of Colette could be anything other than profoundly depressing...

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Aug 13 2010

A guiding hand

Flavorwire has compiled a list of their top-ten picks for Literature's Best-Dressed Characters. Their choices lean heavily towards Literature That Has Inspired Movie Adaptations, and I'm somewhat...

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Apr 14 2009

Colette on the big screen (again)

Huh. I didn't even know they were making a movie of Colette's Cheri:Despite being extremely pretty, that trailer conveys almost nothing.

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Aug 15 2006

Dover and Colette

You know what I want? I want a copy of Colette's Gigi that isn't stuck in a collection alongside The Cat, or Julie de Carneilhan and Chance Acquaintances, 'cause let's face it: those stories are ...

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Aug 14 2004


Both Colette’s life story and the vast majority of her books read like a really far-fetched story arc on Sex and the City… if SATC was set in turn-of-the-previous-century Paris. While Colette is ...

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