Jean Renoir
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Essential Film Performances - 2012 Edition Part Nine
27 Jun 2012 // 6:10 PM

PopMatters follows up our hugely popular 100 Essential Female and Male Performances feature and 2010 update with 50 additions to the essentials list. Part nine features Frank Sinatra, Rosalind Russell and more...

Essential Film Performances - 2012 Edition Part Five
21 Jun 2012 // 6:10 PM

PopMatters follows up our hugely popular 100 Essential Female and Male Performances feature and 2010 update with 50 additions to the essentials list. Part five features Charles Laughton, Madeline Kahn and more...

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Unrealistic Colors and Naturalistic Philosophies in Jean Renoir’s 'The River'
8 Jun 2015 // 10:30 PM

In The River, Renoir transcends his own attractive colors, stumbling into a “realistic” philosophy of nature that the portraiture of color so often forbids.

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'French Cancan': Broken Legs and Broken Hearts: Le Spectacle Avant Tout!
28 Nov 2011 // 4:00 PM

This is a Lautrec / Renoir (père) / Manet-inspired extravaganza!

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Sight & Sound-Off: #4 - 'The Rules of the Game' and '8 & 1/2'
26 Sep 2012 // 1:00 AM

With wealth comes privilege, and entitlement, and nowhere is this more obvious than in the films featured at number four as part of Sight & Sound's Best Films of All Time list.

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Jean Renoir’s 1937 classic is glorious anti-war ‘Illusion’
21 May 2012 // 6:35 AM

LOS ANGELES — Jean Renoir’s 1937 “Grand Illusion,” one of the most admired — and one of the most feared — films ever made, returns to theatrical screens

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