Thursday Nov 21
Movie review: Les Salauds is an art-film enigma - baffling but beautiful
Today's lecture is on the elliptical beauty of French cinema. We'll start with a couple of aphorisms from Jean-Luc Godard, that Gallic encyclopedia of allusion.
'Bastards': Superbly made horror film studies family nightmare
If Alfred Hitchcock were still alive and exploring 21st-century modes of moviemaking, would he come up with something like "Bastards"? The Master of Suspense changed with the times, and maybe it's not too far-fetched to imagine him experimenting in the style operating here: a terse, elliptical, and ultimately horrifying method that withholds as ... (more)
Claire Denis's Bastards Is a Movie About a Real Bastard
She has a blank expression on her face, her steps are a little unsteady, and her body, which is slender, seems soulless or guided by some evil external force.
Claire Denis' French drama 'Bastards' closes French Cinema Now
The San Francisco Film Society French Cinema Now series closes on Nov 10 with a riveting film by French filmmaker Claire Denis , Bastards .
This Week in Film: Blue is the Warmest Color, Late films by Claire...
This Week in Film rounds up noteworthy new releases in theatres, rep cinema and avant-garde screenings, festivals, and other special cinema-related events happening in Toronto.
This week in Claire Denis: Talking to local critic Marilyn Ferdinand...
This month the Gene Siskel Film Center is hosting a retrospective devoted to French director Claire Denis , a singular filmmaker whose movies practically comprise their own genre.