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Posted on 6 March 2018 | 6:52 am
PEDRO PINHO with Jesse Cumming - Brooklyn
Brooklyn RailPEDRO PINHO with Jesse CummingBrooklyn RailA noble heir to the agitprop tradition of Jean-Luc Godard and Jean-Pierre Gorin's Tout va bien (1972), which shares the film's factory-as-a-stage setting (and whose fourth wall is equally loosely-hinged), the film is beautifully shaggy and ...
Posted on 5 March 2018 | 5:23 pm
Ingmar Bergman Muse Liv Ullmann Remembers
NewsweekIngmar Bergman Muse Liv Ullmann Remembers Life with the Swedish FilmmakerNewsweekWithout Ingmar Bergman, cinema as we know it would be radically different. His early hits—Summer With Monika (1953), Smiles of a Summer Night (1955), Wild Strawberries (1957)—primed a global art house movement; his 1957 masterpiece The Seventh Seal ...
Posted on 5 March 2018 | 11:00 am
Hollywood's Brazen Self-Celebration at the
The New YorkerHollywood's Brazen Self-Celebration at the 2018 OscarsThe New Yorker... the self-deception that Hollywood fears most involves the box office, which dropped six per cent in 2017. With awards to “Darkest Hour” and “Dunkirk,” the Oscars display their particular enthusiasm for fighting the enemies on the outside ...Oscars 2018: #TimesUp for the 90-year-old Academy and its predictable, uninspiring ceremonyFirstpostOscars best picture suspense crowns tumultuous Hollywood yearYeni Şafak Englishall 3,268 news articles »
Posted on 5 March 2018 | 12:58 am
The Browser: Pivot to Video - ARTnews
ARTnewsThe Browser: Pivot to VideoARTnewsLong before the phrase “pivot to video” entered the lexicon, Jean-Luc Godard pivoted to film. The French New Wave director let cinema consume him early on, and he continues to have film structure virtually every aspect of his life. “You don't make a ...
Posted on 4 March 2018 | 11:02 am
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