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Jean Luc-Godard – A Filmmaker That Lived and Died on his Own Terms

Jean-Luc Godard, who always forged his own way in cinema- leading The French New Wave and later the radical film movement- forged his own way in death. Aged 91, he chose to die by assisted suicide at his home in Switzerland. Sight & Sound magazine once ranked him as the third most influential director of […]

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Interview: Michel Hazanavicius on his Jean-Luc Godard comedy ‘Redoubtable’

On the 50th anniversary of the Cannes Film Festival being shut down by French New Wave icon Jean-Luc Godard amid a period of civil unrest, and with a new Godard feature in competition for the festival’s coveted Palme d’Or jury prize this month, there’s an exceptional timeliness to the UK release of Michel Hazanavicius’s Redoubtable (‘Le […]

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Jean-Luc Godard

Half a century after his first film, Godard remains one of cinema’s greatest visionaries. Exactly 54 years after the release of his first film Un Boute De Souffle, Jean-Luc Godard remains the absolute and definitive cool kid of the movie industry. Simply put, his films are a love letter to cinema, its limitations, and its […]