Before I forget

Yeah, I know, I promised more postings on the French series at the Walter Reade.
In the next day or two I will, in fact, add my comments on new films by Laurent Cantet (it's brilliant), Stephane Brize (I liked it but apparently nobody else did), and Valerie Lemercier (proof that not everyone who directs a film in France is a professional filmmaker -- in any sense of that phrase).
In the meantime, paying work must come first.