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French New Wave

  1. movie review
    Alphaville ForeverJean-Luc Godard’s wildly influential 1965 film is restored and back in theaters. There’s still no other movie like it.
  2. rip
    Jean-Luc Godard, Father of French New Wave, Dead at 91The Breathless and Goodbye to Language director died by assisted suicide at home in Switzerland.
  3. drive me back to my shack
    New York’s Underworld Is World ClassLooking back at Samuel Fuller’s 1953 film Pickup on South Street, which has the best NYC-centric opening sequence in film history.
  4. obits
    Jean-Paul Belmondo, Icon of the French New Wave, Dead at 88He starred in Godard’s Breathless.
  5. bad vacations
    We’re Lucky Melvin Van Peebles’s The Story of a Three Day Pass Got Made at AllThe New Wave classic still carries its sting of racial melancholy and calls for us to rethink institutional validation.
  6. obits
    Anna Karina, Legend of the French New Wave, Dead at 79She was Jean-Luc Godard’s muse.
  7. obits
    French Director Claude Chabrol Dies in ParisNicolas Sarkozy said Chabrol “took the finesse of his social depictions from Balzac.”