Les Durs and the Anatomy of the (French) Tough Guy: Gabin, Ventura, and Belmondo | 27 Jul 2016 // 9:30 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.


Boundaries Are All Fictions in Godard's "Breathless" | 16 Apr 2014 // 2:00 AM

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

'Breathless' Is an Interesting Set Piece, but It Won't Leave You Panting | 16 Oct 2012 // 6:10 PM

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


Why Godard Leaves Me Breathless (In a Good Way) | 30 Aug 2010 // 8:00 AM

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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Oz Is Not As Down Under As Everyone Thinks It Is

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"Frank L. Baum's Oz isn't in the land of Aussies, as one might think, but in a far more magical setting.

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