Author: Matt Langdon

Baadasssss!

Baadasssss!

Baadasssss! is a rollicking, high-energy, and monumentally-titled film re-creation of the trials and travails of the making of Melvin Van Peeble's 1971 black independent hit Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song.The film, based mainly on Melvin Van...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

Contempt

Contempt

Contempt (or Le Mépris, for you purists out there), directed by Jean-Luc Godard in 1963, is a superlative film about many things, including the making of a film, the break-up of a married couple, and...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

Strayed

Strayed

Strayed is set in World War II during the German occupation of France. The setup is simple; a woman named Odile (Emmanuelle Béart), along with her two children, escapes a convoy that has been air...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

Shattered Glass

Shattered Glass

The need to get the best story first has always been an inherent part of the news business. But when a journalist crosses the line into the realm of fictional the whole integrity of the...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

I Am Curious (Yellow)

I Am Curious (Yellow)

After having heard so much about the provocative sexuality of the Swedish film I Am Curious (Yellow), which was seized by U.S. Customs agents under obscenity charges in 1968, I started watching it with considerable...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

Hiroshima mon amour

Hiroshima mon amour

Made in 1959 by Alain Resnais, Hiroshima mon amour -- along with The 400 Blows and Breathless -- is one of the most significant films of what become known as the French New Wave.On the...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

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