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November 28, 2023


Ridley Scott Tells Off French Critics Who Dislike ‘Napoleon’: ‘The French Don’t Even Like Themselves’

(Thanks to Ralph)


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They just don't know what to think about a Frenchman who doesn't surrender.

There's only one way left to fix this! Men, form a circle, load and raise your weapons, now FIRE!

Phoenix previously touched upon the film’s historical accuracy when he told Empire magazine:

"I used an actual piece of Napoleon's brown pants I acquired at auction when I filmed the surrender scene.

Some of the criticism was justified. There wasn't enough wine and cheese in the show.

Is there a reason to like them?
Do they care?

We're not really from France.

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