Adieu Jean-Luc Godard – 8 Great Films from the pioneer of the French New Wave

Last week, legendary French filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard passed away at the age of 91. Though I personally have such a big blindspot on his work, it's hard to deny that he's a master of cinema as the father of the French New Wave. I was first introduced to his work when I participated in the …

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Everybody’s Chattin’ + Question of the Week: Favorite French Film(s)

Glad it's Thursday already, ya gotta love a short work week 🙂 Well it's kinda an uneventful week in terms of movie screening. There's the Bradley Cooper rom-com ALOHA which I'm really not interested in, and I also have zero interest in seeing San Andreas. But I am excited to see SPY next week. I'm not really …

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May 2015 Blindspot: Breathless – À bout de souffle (1960)

One of the fun things about participating in this Blindspot series is to familiarize myself with certain genre or film movement. I actually picked this one rather randomly, not realizing this was part of the French New Wave, which happens to be the renowned French auteur Jean-Luc Godard's first feature film. Films set in the City of …

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