Film bits and bobs

Breathless cool: the enduring influence of the Nouvelle Vague

First published by the British Journal of Photography The Nouvelle Vague began (more or less) with Jean-Luc Godard’s Breathless (1960), and it came in a rush. Upstart and “arsehole” Michel … Continue reading

June 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

Girlhood (2014)

Review first published in a shorter version by Little White Lies Wearing a chain necklace bearing her new street name ‘Vic’, 16-year-old Marieme (Karidja Touré), together with three fellow gang … Continue reading

May 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Diplomacy (2014)

Review first published by Sight & Sound, Jan 2015 Synopsis: Paris before dawn, 25th August 1944. With the Allies due in the city centre within hours, General Dietrich von Choltitz … Continue reading

January 8, 2015 · Leave a comment


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