Claude Chabrol’s forth feature film The Good Time Girls, was released in 1960, the same year as Godard’s landmark film Breathless, and, just one year after Truffaut’s career-launching The 400 … Continue reading The Good Time Girls (1960) Claude Chabrol (Darrell Ron Tuffs)
As with all art forms, the cinema offers a wide and far-reaching platform of expression, one that may be used to provoke many contrasting ideas and opinions. The moving image … Continue reading Representations of Revolutionary Struggle
Hitman Jef Costello is a perfectionist who always carefully plans his murders and who never gets caught. One night however, after killing a night-club owner, he’s seen by witnesses. His … Continue reading Le Samourai (1967) – Jean Pierre Melville (Pete Johnson)
“I am not a poet. I am an engineer.” Krzysztof Kieslowski Synposis: After her husband and daughter are killed in a car crash, a grief-stricken young woman attempts to live … Continue reading Trois Couleurs: Bleu (1993) – Krzysztof Kieslowski (Niall McArdle)
This is a jolly coming-of-age story about a 14-year-old boy named Laurent Chevalier who is growing up in bourgeois surroundings in Dijon, France.
Synopsis: A neglected young boy in Paris is sent to reform school for petty thievery.
Short Plot Summary: A chronicle of the trial of “Jeanne d’Arc” on charges of heresy, and the efforts of her ecclesiastical jurists to force Joan to recant her claims of … Continue reading The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928) – Carl Theodor Dreyer
“Cleo From 5 to 7” is truly one of the most beautifully shot films I have ever seen. Its composition of imagery is way ahead of its time and its … Continue reading Cleo From 5 to 7 (Short View) – Agnès Varda
Directed by Leos Carax, Holy Motors tells the story of a mysterious man Monsieur Oscar (Denis Lavant) as he spends his day travelling around Paris in a stretched limo. The … Continue reading HOLY MOTORS – Directed by Leos Carax