Cannes 2017: New movie about Jean-Luc
Los Angeles TimesCannes 2017: New movie about Jean-Luc Godard, from 'The Artist' director, shows auteurs can be funny tooLos Angeles TimesIt really was an allegory of this very unique period for Jean-Luc Godard," Hazanavicius said. "How he killed his love is really an allegory of how he killed himself.” “Redoubtable” covers a particular chapter of the French cinema master's life — when ...
Posted on 28 May 2017 | 8:06 pm
Cohen Media Group Buys Michel Hazanavicius'
DeadlineCohen Media Group Buys Michel Hazanavicius' Godard Film ...DeadlineUPDATE: That didn't take long. Cohen Media Group has closed the deal on Redoubtable. I'm attaching the whole press release on the bottom of this morning's ...Michel Hazanavicius' Dramedy 'Redoubtable' Sold to Cohen Media ...VarietyCannes 2017: Radicalism and Other Crankiness in 'Redoubtable ...PopMattersall 3 news articles »
Posted on 26 May 2017 | 6:53 am
'Redoubtable': How Oscar-Winner Michel
Deadline'Redoubtable': How Oscar-Winner Michel Hazanavicius Took On The Challenge To Make A Movie About Jean-Luc ...Deadline... Michel Hazanavicius ambitiously took on the task of making a comedic biopic of France's living cinema legend and absurdist Jean-Luc Godard (who Isabelle Huppert pointed out at the Cannes Film Festival 70th anniversary — still hasn't won a Palme d'or).
Posted on 25 May 2017 | 3:07 am
'Redoubtable': How Michel Hazanavicius and
IndieWire'Redoubtable': How Michel Hazanavicius and His Cast Found the Human in Often 'Ridiculous' Jean-Luc Godard ...IndieWireWith his “Redoubtable,” Oscar-winning “The Artist” writer-director Michel Hazanavicius delivers another homage to period cinema, this time channeling Jean-Luc Godard's moviemaking techniques as he portrays the cinema god during his late '60s transition ...
Posted on 21 May 2017 | 11:19 am
The Fall of Jean-Luc Godard Gets a Comic
Vanity FairThe Fall of Jean-Luc Godard Gets a Comic Makeover in Le RedoutableVanity FairBut this time, instead of creating an iconic character, he went for a persona that already existed: the Marxist (in both the Karl and the Groucho sense) director/lighting rod Jean-Luc Godard, the Franco-Swiss iconoclast who can still work Cannes into a ...Redoubtable review – Michel Hazanavicius's Jean-Luc Godard biopic a pastiche without passionThe GuardianRedoubtable review - Cannes 2017: Flimsy Jean-Luc Godard biopic from the director of The ArtistThe IndependentCannes Film Review: 'Redoubtable'VarietyVogue.com -EW.comall 41 news articles »
Posted on 21 May 2017 | 7:06 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