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XL Popcorn - The 400 Blows

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Title: The 400 Blows (Les Quatre Cents Coups)
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Letting the New Wave Hit

The New Wave that hit French cinema throughout the 1950s to the 80s, was an artistic movement that (perhaps unintentionally) set out to tear down the stringent set of rules that had previously controlled France’s film industry.   437 more words

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TTYA - The 400 Blows (1959)

Likely my favorite French film I’ve seen yet, let’s talk about François Truffaut’s ‘Les quatre cents coup.’


The 400 Blows is a film about a problematic French youth who just can’t seem to help but get into trouble. 360 more words

Film Review

"Sometimes I'd tell them the truth and they still wouldn't believe me, so I prefer to lie."


“Your parents say you’re always lying.”


“Oh, I lie now and then, I suppose. Sometimes I’d tell them the truth and they still wouldn’t believe me, so I prefer to lie.”

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‘Remembering Truffaut’ at the 8th Jagran Film Festival

Almost five to seven decades alter the films of Francois Truffaut, the famed French Film Director who initiated the French New Wave would be on display again in Mumbai at the 8th Jagran Film Festival under a programme titled ‘Remembering Truffaut’. 302 more words

Press Release

Top Fifty Films Part IV: In this Space and Time

It’s not often you come across an individual who drags out lists over the course of a year, but I’m that guy now. On some level, my inability for timely posts are symptomatic of a busy home and work life, but I also think I’ve struggled posting and writing because I doubt what I say is relevant any more. 892 more words


June 2017 Round-Up

Another month, another round-up.  This June I had seen more contemporary films than I had done so in the last several months (though “contemporary” really accounts for movies that have debuted within the last several decades), as well as some more revival screenings (for  265 more words