Regis Roinsard


We get it – you have options at the movie theater. A quick glance over at BoxOfficeMojo reveals that there are about fifty movies in theaters right now, and while they’re perhaps not all conveniently showing near you, fifty is a big enough number to ensure that most moviegoers have plenty to pick from. With the release of a string of new films today, from Battle of the Year to Prisoners to Rush (in limited release) to Sundance hit C.O.G., all the way down to Wednesday’s release of the very charming Enough Said, it’s obvious that audiences aren’t strapped for choices when they head out to the multiplex. Which is why it might see strange that this space will now be used to encourage you to go see a limited release, fifties-set French film about speed typing competitions that is so strapped for recognizable stars (at least in the U.S.) that it’s been forced to tout the supporting work of The Artist’s Berenice Bejo, simply to encourage people that it features people they recognize (even just a little bit). But Regis Roinsard’s Populaire is so thoroughly charming, so delightfully sweet, and so often very funny that it deserves any attention it can get. Not sold yet? What if we told you that, despite all its silly-sounding trappings, it’s really just a tried-and-true romantic comedy at its heart. You miss rom-coms, don’t you?

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published: 01.26.2015
published: 01.26.2015
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