Category Archives: Foreign Film

Week End (Godard, 1967)

I’ll be honest and say that I’ve really tried to love the work of Jean-Luc Godard, and with the exception of Breathless, it’s just not happening. I truly appreciate his films, but it’s not love at first sight for me … Continue reading

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Bon Anniversaire François Truffaut

Today marks what would’ve been François Truffaut’s 80th birthday had he not passed away at the age of 52 in 1984. There are plenty of people out there who could offer much grander tributes to the great director, but I … Continue reading

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2011 in Film (Or, How I Spent a Good Chunk of My Life)

Sometime around the beginning of last year, I decided to keep track of the movies I watched throughout the year. I probably missed a few in the those first months of the year, but I went back and added what … Continue reading

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New Movies About Old Movies

2011 has given movie lovers two films that deal with film history, and both have become mainstream names because of the awards season buzz they have generated.  Hugo is director Martin Scorsese’s magical 3D story about a young orphan who … Continue reading

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