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.
Army of Shadows (1969) | 30 May 2007 // 5:00 PM
A timeless and decidedly sober look at the desultory nature of everyday life during wartime.
Army of Shadows (1969) | 9 May 2006 // 9:00 PM
In Jean-Pierre Melville's 1969 film, shadows conceal men whose only moral principle and greatest crime is the desire for freedom.