Alain Robbe-Grillet
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 2 Articles
Blogs // 4 Articles

Litanies of Death and Desire: The Works of Alain Robbe-Grillet
10 Nov 2015 // 8:30 PM

Often exploring the haunted depths of dissolute sexuality, author and filmmaker Alain Robbe-Grillet reframes the ideas of longing and desire through his usual exercises in repetitious narratives.


'La Belle Captive' Is a Beautiful Nightmare
15 Feb 2015 // 8:10 PM

Part murder-mystery, part erotic fever dream, La Belle Captive is a sumptuous nightmare.

(Not So) Sex Obsessed: 'Alain Robbe-Grillet: Six Films 1963-74'
4 Sep 2014 // 8:10 PM

The controversial French director's best known films are collected into this handsome six-film BFI box set, full of impressive nouvelle vague innovation.


'La Belle Captive' Invades Your Dreams
10 Feb 2015 // 5:21 AM

This Alain Robbe-Grillet film can get under the skin of anyone susceptible to its languid spell.

A Dizzying Reverie of Nudity in 'Trans-Europ-Express' and 'Successive Slidings of Pleasure'
24 Jul 2014 // 12:00 AM

In these two films, Robbe-Grillet hones in on the plastic and empirical qualities of film, which expose entirely subjective and unreal states.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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