Humpday Highlights – 3/31/10

Today’s humday highlights is dedicated to the French film, Seraphine, starring the award-winning Yolande Moreau.  The film that took home 7 CÉSAR Awards, including Best Picture and Best Actress, is available now on DVD by Music Box Films.

Seraphine (Music Box Films)

Both the film and its lead actress received tremendous accolades within the press and industry.  The Los Angeles Times called it, “Exceptional,” while Roger Ebert exclaimed, “Miraculous,” and the San Francisco Chronicle hailed the film, “A Triumph.”  Yolande Moreau received further nods for her role in the film, taking home the award for Best Actress at The Seattle International Film Festival, The Cairo International Film Festival, The Lumiere Awards, and the Cesar Awards.  Moreau was also chosen “One of The Ten Best Female performances in a poll by The Village Voice.

Need more convincing?  See the recent reviews below and then head on over to Amazon to purchase the film:

Baltimore City Paper just posted their review

Check out Billy O’Keefe’s review of Seraphine

Boston Globe included Seraphine in their weekly DVD column

Bredenton Herald reviewed Seraphine

Check out Cleveland Plain Dealer’s DVD column including Seraphine‘s Seraphine review

Check out the one of my favorite sites, DVDSnapshot and their review gave their thoughts of Seraphine (Pittsburgh) featured a great “March Indie Madness” article including Seraphine weighs in on the film

Don’t leave out Rob’s thoughts on FilmSchoolRejects (another fave)

Check out the thorough review on GreenCine

Journal & Courier sounds off in their capsule review

LivinginCinema features their review

read the Seraphine review on

The Modesto Bee shares their review

Another great site, Movie City News offers Two great reviews of Seraphine

The New York Daily News talks about Seraphine in their DVD weekly column

This one is a must read: Dave Kehr’s review in The New York Times DVD column

OnVideo gives their shout

Pete’s Dallas Place reviews the DVD

check out the capsule review in the Pioneer Press

*And this just in:  Friday, April 2nd, Leonard Maltin gives his take on The Reelz Channel “Secret’s Out” – so set your TV’s or TIVO’s or log onto their website for full reviews!  You should check out their show regularly anyway because Leonard always offers solid film reviews.  He also features a great review on another Music Box Film flick, The Girl With The Dragon Tatoo.



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