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Goodbye to Language: Brecht in 3-D

Francis Levy | Posted 11.06.2014 | Arts
Francis Levy

There's Godard's much talked about dog Roxy who has more than a cameo in Goodbye to Language and there's the subversive use of 3-D. In a kind of cinematic guerilla warfare, this highest level of perspectival illusion is usurped throughout the film.

Erin Whitney

You've Never Seen Anything Like Godard's New 3D Film

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 10.07.2014 | Entertainment

Take one of cinema's greatest filmmakers, give him one of the most innovative visual tools of the past decade and the result is something truly specta...

Leos Carax's Mauvais Sang

Francis Levy | Posted 02.01.2014 | Entertainment
Francis Levy

One of Jean Cocteau's most famous films was Le sang d'un poete. Cocteau makes a posthumous appearance in Leos Carax's l986 Mauvais sang currently bein...

Paris Journal VII: Jean Cocteau at the Cinematheque Francaise

Francis Levy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Francis Levy

The Cinematheque Francaise was the brain child of Henri Langlois. Along with Andre Bazin's Cahiers du Cinema, it became the home for New Wave directo...

PHOTOS: Top 10 Artists' Muses and Mistresses

Posted 11.15.2011 | Arts

The old saying tells us that "Behind every great man there is a great woman," but oftentimes artists keep their beauties right where they can see them...

Lucrezia Borgia In 3D: Mike Figgis On His Controversial New Opera

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.09.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

By Kiša Lala Lucrezia Borgia Film, Credit Mike Figgis, Courtesy ENO I was late arriving at Groucho's and Mike Figgis was already anxious. It was t...

Favorites from the 2010 Sundance Film Festival

Roya Rastegar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Roya Rastegar

Utopia was not only moving but a reminder that there's power conjured through the experience of collectively watching cinema. For this reason, it aptly captures the spirit of rebellion that Sundance 2010 was all about.

DVDs -- Life On Mars and Those Clever Brits

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Life On Mars is one more terrific example of how the Brits do TV so well, especially drama.

The Painting Whisperer vs The Anxiety of Abstraction: Annie Lapin

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

Take for a moment the spectrum of Realism and the raucous jazz of Abstraction in painting and slide somewhere in the middle. Over to the left is real...