Less a movie and more a set of images trying to say… something, or maybe a bunch of different things, it ran afoul of Czech communist censors but has since found its audience.
A story of the dynamics between the sexes in Belle Epoque France, highlighted by the spectacular visuals of director Max Ophuls.
HBO is currently airing an English-language remake of this very intimate take by Ingmar Bergman on the dissolution of a marriage, originally a Swedish TV miniseries that was successfully edited down for an international release.
The story of famous Japanese author who also had his own private army and tried to overthrow the government, as one does, told in such a highly stylized manner that I honestly lost track of it.
In celebration of the late Jean-Paul Belmondo, we visit a big fun 1960s action-adventure, French-style.
A completely unexpected, elemental masterpiece, it somehow feels straight out of prehistory. This may be the best animated movie most people have never heard of.
A very realistic movie about guerrilla warfare that basically invented a new style of movie-making.
A landmark of “modernist” cinema, but don’t expect it to, y’know, have a story or make any attempt to explain anything.
Federico Fellini’s exaggerated childhood memories form the basis for this story of a year in the life of a 1930s Italian small town.
Ingmar Bergman’s allegorical classic about the absence of God during a plague really, really hit home with me on this viewing. Wonder why?