Tag Archives: French movies

“Cuties” (2020)

Blowhard, Esq. writes: I had planned on avoiding this — I didn’t find the subject matter or controversy compelling — but my curiosity got the better of me. The conservatives condemning this movie as a celebration of tween sexualization are off-base, … Continue reading

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Movie Still Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Marina Vlady and Anny Duperey in Godard’s 2 OR 3 THINGS I KNOW ABOUT HER. Just two naked French prostitutes mock fighting while wearing travel bags over their heads, nbd. Click on the image to enlarge.

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Movie Still Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Chantal Goya and Jean-Pierre Léaud in Jean-Luc Godard’s MASCULIN FÉMININ (1966) Click on the image to enlarge. Related Check out the trailer here. Read Pauline Kael’s review of the movie here.

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Movie Still Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Barbet Schroeder and Claudine Soubrier in Eric Rohmer’s LA BOULANGÈRE DE MONCEAU (1963) Click on the image to enlarge.

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“Going Places” (Les Valseuses)

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Not that we’d ever have such a thing, but if we were to have a UR Litmus Test, this movie would be as good as any. Like it? Great! You’ve found the right place. Don’t like it? … Continue reading

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