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DVD Review: ‘Breathless’ (Criterion Collection)


Jean-Luc Godard set out to pay homage to American movies, but in the process he forged an indelible cinematic signature. Read More »

Blu-ray Review: ‘Jules and Jim – The Criterion Collection’

Jules and Jim

I can't help but highly recommend this Criterion release. Read More »

Blu-ray Review: ‘Band of Outsiders’ – Criterion Collection

Band of Outsiders

While a simple story, it also serves as a wonderful exploration of the language of cinema. Read More »

DVD Review: Weekend (The Criterion Collection)

Jean-Luc Godard's Weekend is an abrasive apocalyptic vision of the implosion of bourgeois consumer society. Read More »

Blu-ray Review: Weekend (1967) – The Criterion Collection

Godard's indictment of the middle-class is sometimes funny but more often muddled. Read More »

Blu-ray Review: Breathless (1960) – The Criterion Collection

A wondrous film that may make you reevaluate what you know about movies. Read More »

Movie Review: Around a Small Mountain – A Whimsical Trifle About Lost Loves and Hermits

With Jacques Rivette's Around a Small Mountain, some of the poetry is lost with the name change. Read More »

DVD Review: Vivre sa vie (The Criterion Collection)

French New Wave classic resembles a B-movie and a documentary yearning to look inside its characters, but remaining stuck outside. Read More »

Blu-ray Review: Vivre sa vie (The Criterion Collection)

The playful side of Godard. Read More »

Blu-ray Review: Pierrot Le Fou – The Criterion Collection

A gorgeous Blu-ray presentation for one of Jean-Luc Godard's career highlights. Read More »