Articles tagged lino ventura

Les Durs and the Anatomy of the (French) Tough Guy: Gabin, Ventura, and Belmondo

At Les Durs (The Tough Guys) Film Fest, the tough guy is a bulwark against decay; he's the guarantor of value -- even if that value is compromised by the world around him.

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11 Dec 2008 // 8:59 PM

Le Deuxième Souffle

Melville’s entertaining crime thriller favors quiet suspense over ostentatious action.

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Army of Shadows (1969)

A timeless and decidedly sober look at the desultory nature of everyday life during wartime.

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10 May 2006 // 3:00 AM

Army of Shadows (1969)

In Jean-Pierre Melville's 1969 film, shadows conceal men whose only moral principle and greatest crime is the desire for freedom.

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I Don't Get 'Pokémon Go'

// Moving Pixels

"I’ve never felt more out of touch.

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