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Inspiration for spring

Post by Bridey, 14 April, 2015
Photo: Jane Birkin and Serge Gainsboroug
Photo credit: Globe-Photos

With warm weather on the horizon, it’s time to start thinking about bringing life to your look! 322 more words

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From the Journals of Jean Seberg (1995)

Most film lovers are familiar with Jean Seberg. Her iconic look in Jean-Luc Godard’s Breathless has been imitated so many times that even people who have never heard her name are familiar with her work. 1,025 more words

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Working with Otto Preminger on Bonjour Tristesse was very difficult for Jean Seberg. She said he was “the world’s most charming dinner guest and the world’s most sadistic director.” 60 more words

Deborah Kerr

A girl, a gun, and not much else.


Last week I had the pleasure of attending The Loft Cinema’s inaugural screening in its month-long Jean-Luc Godard retrospective. Known as a pioneer of the French New Wave (“La Nouvelle Vague”) alongside François Truffaut and Claude Chabrol, Godard sought to chronicle the existentialism and frivolity of what he called “the children of Marx and Coca-Cola.” Playing fast and loose with plot and storytelling, and using meta-references and documentarian styles to both honor and deconstruct the rules of traditional filmmaking, Godard’s primary tenet was D.W. 816 more words

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Haiku, La Nouvelle Vague

“You really don’t need – subtitles to comprehend – A Bout De Souffle”

Foreign Film of the Month #1: Breathless

To kick off this series of posts about foreign films, here’s Breathless, Jean-Luc Godard’s 1960 work that is pretty much universally believed to have changed film forever and defined the New Wave. 323 more words

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