Jean-Luc Godard’s A Woman is a Woman (1961) opens like a grand theatre production, as we, the audience, are sat surrounded by darkness, in anticipation for the show to begin. … Continue reading A Movie is a Movie, by Darrell Ron Tuffs
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)
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
Short Plot Summary: On an empty road, an old man is walking with his son. They meet a crow that can speak. They are changed into monks and Saint Francois … Continue reading The Hawks and the Sparrows (Short View) – Pier Paolo Pasolini
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
(Interested in fine art? Please check out the work of our feature artist, Christina Kim-Symes. Some of her prints are for sale here: https://www.etsy.com/uk/people/Christinaksymes) Short Plot Summary: A mentally unstable Vietnam … Continue reading Taxi Driver – Martin Scorsese (1976)
Short Plot Summary: A married farmer falls under the spell of a slatternly woman from the city, who tries to convince him to drown his wife. As someone who is … Continue reading Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans – F.W Murnau
It seems ironic, but if there was any film that did leave me breathless when viewing it for the first time, then it was Jean-Juc Godard’s 1960 film, Breathless.