Wednesday, April 3 2013
A half century later Godard's Contempt still captivates audiences. Contempt is not as simplistic as it may appear; it is not a mere telling of rejection but of absolute dissolution, of modernized romance and the failings of modernity.
Thursday, August 11 2011
French Cinema is a popular history that makes its own eccentric claims on what that history should be.
Thursday, June 16 2011
In this final installment in ReFramed's dissection of Godard, Cronk and Marsh consider age, attitude, and the angst of misplaced elitism.
Friday, May 13 2011
By ignoring or outright dismissing Jean-Luc Godard's post-New Wave work, we’re denying the cinema the opportunity for advancement that he alone can provide.
Monday, August 30 2010
Godard’s inaugural masterpiece, in spite of its canonical status, is still as vibrant on the screen today as it was fifty years ago
Wednesday, June 30 2010
Sex is very often (and very unfortunately) just a game.
Wednesday, May 21 2008
A group of Mao-influenced French students struggle with ideology, the divide between theory and praxis, and the other myriad conflicts of starry-eyed revolutionaries.
Tuesday, May 13 2008
This is the ne plus ultra of intellectual torture tests, dripping with intertextuality and esoteric post-structural philosophy.
Thursday, April 24 2008
This film illustrates the genius and brilliance of Godard, who always was a step or two ahead of most critics, academics, and viewers.
Thursday, March 20 2008
For all of pretense surrounding these films and their attempts to grapple with "big ideas", they are, ultimately, experiences that one must live through; they demand viewing and listening.