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Articles tagged francois truffaut

Sunday, August 28 2011

The 100 Essential Directors Part 9: Victor Sjöström to Luchino Visconti

Today we present a glorious spate of international auteurs that range from cinematic innovators from the silent era to those who continue to push the limits of film in their contemporary work.


Monday, March 14 2011

‘Close Encounters of the Third Kind’ at 34: Still Thrilling After All These Years

What makes Close Encounters of the Third Kind stand out to this day is that it isn’t the usual UFO tale of “us vs them”, like Spielberg’s later remake of War of the Worlds; rather, it's very much a story about Earthlings.


Thursday, April 9 2009

The Last Metro

Modern technical elements mixed with historical truths make for a singularly Truffautian experience, where tolerance is paramount.


Sunday, December 16 2007

Close Encounters of the Third Kind

This is a young man's film, a film with its arms and eyes wide open, with none of the paranoia and xenophobia which plague us today.


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