The Death and Life of John F. Donovan (2018)

I think Xavier Dolan must have a thing for perfumes mothers wear. In his films, there’s often a moment in which the protagonist’s mother explains what perfume she’s wearing [1], so I guess this must have something to do with a personal obsession of the director. In this case, Grace (Susan Sarandon) is wearing Nina Ricci L’air du temps, the classic floral/spicy creation by Francis … Continue reading The Death and Life of John F. Donovan (2018)

The Politician S01E03 (October Surprise)

When Peyton (Ben Platt) finally pays a visit to his former girlfriend Alice (Julia Schlaepfer), we finally get to see her bedroom (beautiful as the rest of her mansion) and her dresser. Unfortunately, it’s just a fleeting moment, but I’ve been able to identify some of the bottles sitting on it. There are two perfumes with very distinctive bottles. The white one is Tom Ford … Continue reading The Politician S01E03 (October Surprise)