Thursday, November 18 2010
Miranda Richardson discusses this season's premiere feminism-themed film about the real-life strike at the UK Ford plant that challenged and changed British laws on equal pay. Just how far have we come since 1968 in the fight for gender equality in the workplace?
Monday, October 20 2008
Sesame Street teaches youngsters how to count less explicitly than this film laments the sexual mores of France, circa 1950.
Wednesday, May 30 2007
A timeless and decidedly sober look at the desultory nature of everyday life during wartime.
Wednesday, May 10 2006
In Jean-Pierre Melville's 1969 film, shadows conceal men whose only moral principle and greatest crime is the desire for freedom.
Wednesday, January 18 2006
The movie opens and closes with the same overhead shot of Lyons. Carné, like Zola, emphasizes the ordinary tragedy of desperate city folk.