Jean-Luc Godard
Features // 6 Articles
Columns // 2 Articles
Reviews // 18 Articles
Blogs // 4 Articles
//Features

Les Durs and the Anatomy of the (French) Tough Guy: Gabin, Ventura, and Belmondo
27 Jul 2016 // 8:30 PM

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.

Jean-Luc Godard: A Montage of Attractions
22 Jun 2015 // 8:02 PM

The montage approach that Jean-Luc Godard celebrates in his films would become the driving force behind Historie(s) du cinéma.

//Columns

The Magical Presence of Anna Karina: More Than Godard's Muse
14 Oct 2014 // 8:29 PM

It’s not that Anna Karina couldn’t act, but that she didn’t have to. Her physical presence was the art, and her beauty, in and of itself, was a significant contribution to the culture.

Are You in a Film or in Reality? Jean-Luc Godard's 'Weekend' Will Have You Wondering
6 Dec 2012 // 8:00 PM

Criterion's splendid edition of Weekend gives insight into the mind of visionary director Jean-Luc Godard, who aimed at nothing less than challenging the dominant social and cinematic paradigms of his time.

//Reviews

Too Much Is Adrift in 'Every Man for Himself'
8 Mar 2015 // 9:10 PM

In his examination of the social isolation caused by capitalism, Jean-Luc Godard wanders too far off into the cerebral.

Boundaries Are All Fictions in Godard's "Breathless"
16 Apr 2014 // 1:00 AM

Even now, after countless reviews and essays, it's easy to be captivated by the way Godard obfuscates our expectations for cinematic art.

//Blogs

'Room 237' and The History of Cinematic Representations of Cinephilia
4 Sep 2014 // 3:00 AM

Room 237 is one of the only films that respects and even admires cinephilia and its various forms.

ReFramed No. 3: Jean-Luc Godard - The Lost Later Years (1990-2011)
15 Jun 2011 // 9:25 PM

In this final installment in ReFramed's dissection of Godard, Cronk and Marsh consider age, attitude, and the angst of misplaced elitism.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Exposition Dumps Don't Need Dialogue in 'Virginia'

// Moving Pixels

"Virginia manages to have an exposition dump without wordy exposition.

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