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Wednesday, April 16 2014

Boundaries Are All Fictions in Godard's "Breathless"

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

Tuesday, October 16 2012

'Breathless' Is an Interesting Set Piece, but It Won't Leave You Panting

It takes some talent to stage a film entirely in a trailer. The cast almost pulls it off.

Tuesday, September 28 2010

'Breathless': A Long Leap Into the Darkness

What could seem like a lugubrious mix of themes best reserved for a dour class on existentialism is, in Godard’s masterful hands, a jazzed up mix of bratty and obnoxiously funny stylishness, a long leap into the dark with a few mid-air dance steps along the way.

Tuesday, November 20 2007


It's hard to see the revolutionary aspects of Breathless is part thriller, part noir, and part romance. It’s stylish and sexy and tres cool. It's Hollywood, reimagined via Paris.


Monday, August 30 2010

Why Godard Leaves Me Breathless (In a Good Way)

Godard’s inaugural masterpiece, in spite of its canonical status, is still as vibrant on the screen today as it was fifty years ago

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