City might repurpose porn theater - Toledo
Toledo BladeCity might repurpose porn theaterToledo BladeBefore that, the Westwood was the premier local venue for foreign movies deemed not commercial enough to be shown by mainstream theaters. Ingmar Bergman, Federico Fellini, Francois Truffaut, and Jean-Luc Godard were but a few of the directors whose ...
Posted on 12 May 2017 | 9:02 pm
What to Stream this Weekend: Sofia Coppola,
The New YorkerWhat to Stream this Weekend: Sofia Coppola, Noah Baumbach, and Other Directors from this Year's CannesThe New YorkerRichard Brody began writing for The New Yorker in 1999, and has contributed articles about the directors François Truffaut, Jean-Luc Godard, and Samuel Fuller. He writes about movies in his blog for newyorker.com. He is the author of “Everything Is ...and more »
Posted on 12 May 2017 | 4:18 pm
Boomerang and Crunchyroll: Of Old Cartoons
New York TimesBoomerang and Crunchyroll: Of Old Cartoons and Fresh AnimeNew York TimesNext I show the synthesis of such outlandish visuals with New Wave realism in “A Woman Is a Woman” (1961), directed by Jean-Luc Godard (who corresponded with Tashlin when Godard was a critic in the 1950s). The lowbrow metamorphoses into the ...
Posted on 11 May 2017 | 2:28 pm
For its 70th anniversary, Cannes relies on
The Globe and MailFor its 70th anniversary, Cannes relies on visages familiersThe Globe and MailWhat else explains the inclusion of Redoubtable, starring Louis Garrel as Jean-Luc Godard, for me the single most dreaded film of the festival (make that of the year) given the track record of its director, Michel Hazanavicius (The Artist; The Search ...10 Triumphant Tales From Cannes Film Festival Historymoviepilot.comCannes Keeps Netflix Movies in Competition but Says Future Films Must Have Theatrical ReleaseVarietyall 111 news articles »
Posted on 11 May 2017 | 8:19 am
Un film consacré à Jean-Luc Godard à
LaPresse.caUn film consacré à Jean-Luc Godard à Cannes | Françoise Michel ...LaPresse.caFaire d'un être «odieux» un personnage «émouvant et drôle»: c'est ainsi que la romancière et ex-épouse de Jean-Luc Godard, Anne Wiazemsky, salue Le ..."Le Redoutable": "The Artist" Michel Hazanavicius s'offre le cas Jean ...Franceinfoall 5 news articles »
Posted on 10 May 2017 | 12:55 pm
Gimme Shelter shows the day truth in cinema
The Zapruder film, an earlier murder caught on film, hasn't helped us to find out who killed John F. Kennedy either. Jean-Luc Godard's idea that "cinema is truth 24 frames a second" took a battering that day, along with Meredith Hunter.
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 1:00 am
Day for Night
The charge most commonly leveled at Francois Truffaut's "Day for Night" -- most famously by his compatriot and sometimes-coworker Jean-Luc Godard, in a letter since published many times -- is that it's frivolous. As a comedic dramatization of the ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 10:51 pm
French New Wave legend Agnes Varda is coming
Although less well known than Nouvelle Vague counterparts like Francois Truffaut and Jean-Luc Godard, Varda virtually kick-started the movement single-handedly in 1955 with La Pointe Courte, a film about a crumbling marriage told against the backdrop of ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 1:20 pm
'We Come as Friends': Sudan's chronic
The result is a visually stunning, morally disorienting polemic that has more in common with the experimental collages of Chris Marker and Jean-Luc Godard than the work of Michael Moore. Like "Darwin's Nightmare," which was nominated for an Academy Award ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 7:25 am
Why were 60s film sirens 'bored'?
It reminded me of another girl in a Sixties movie. In fact, it's a film, from 1963, often said to be Jean-Luc Godard's best, but I have never liked it, because Brigitte Bardot's performance drives me mad: Le Mepris. "Do you think my feet are pretty?"
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 5:10 am