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

Jean-Luc Godard and the 3D Dog: An Actress' Tale
17 Nov 2014 // 10:00 PM

Starring in a film directed by Jean-Luc Godard is an intimidating prospect (especially when it's in 3D), but not only did Héloise Godet rise to the challenge, she's starting to get rave reviews of her own.

Portraits of Love and Death: Godard’s Nostalgic Cinema in 'Le Mépris'
2 Apr 2013 // 9:46 PM

A half century later Godard's Contempt still captivates audiences. Contempt is not as simplistic as it may appear; it is not a mere telling of rejection but of absolute dissolution, of modernized romance and the failings of modernity.

//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

'Wanted' Is a Spaghetti Western That Will Leave You Wanting

// Short Ends and Leader

"The charisma of Giuliano Gemma and some stellar action sequences can't save this sub-par spaghetti western.

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