It wouldn’t be an understatement to say that the famously lively French capital is shivering through one of its darkest winters in history.
A sensational rape case in Paris has divided French society after a woman says 20 firemen groomed her and raped her for two years starting when she was 13.
Led by the brilliant Omar Sy (“The Intouchables”), this new 5-episode French series centers on a risky Louvre heist involving Marie Antoinette’s “Queen’s Necklace.”
After a spate of Islamist attacks in France, President Macron decried a “crisis in Islam,” intervened in mosques and ordered a border crackdown. Now he’s fighting off the backlash.
The teacher, Samuel Paty, had shown caricatures of the prophet Muhammad to his students, prompting a furious response from parents.
Since it premiered, “Emily in Paris” has ranked at the top of Netflix’s Top 10 shows. It’s also irritated nearly everyone who watched. How can something so popular be so hated?
It aims to show us a young American in a professional and romantic whirl. But the show is shallow, and she is a vain social-media addict. The anti-charm is strong.