François Truffaut
Features // 2 Articles
Reviews // 3 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles
News // 1 Articles
//Features

The Aesthetics of Absorption: Truffaut’s ‘The 400 Blows’
2 Apr 2009 // 4:59 PM

In Truffaut, the camera works not to keep the viewer out of the constructed reality of the film but rather to draw the viewer into the artifice, to make the viewer complicit in its feigned reality

An Auteur's Touch of Evil
19 Mar 2009 // 4:59 PM

The auteur is dead, long live the auteur: Orson Welles and Touch of Evil, 50 years on.

//Reviews

A Queer Reading of Truffaut's Masterpiece, 'Jules and Jim'
19 Feb 2014 // 2:00 AM

Jeanne Moreau is a bewitching temptress; but what about the men?

Essential Art House: Jules and Jim
25 Apr 2010 // 5:00 PM

François Truffaut's splendid New Wave is released in the Essential Art House series, with a gorgeous print but completely devoid of special features.

//Blogs

Double Take: The 400 Blows (1959)
2 Feb 2015 // 4:37 AM

Double Take turns its attention to François Truffaut's classic coming-of-age tale The 400 Blows, whose cinematic progeny includes the much-acclaimed Boyhood.

//News

Cannes 2015: 'Hitchcock/Truffaut' Looks at Great Directors' Careers
26 May 2015 // 5:45 AM

Even people familiar with both directors will find elements of Hitchcock/Truffaut surprising, especially a moment where Hitchcock seems haunted by the question of whether he might have been looser behind the camera.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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