Category Archives: Film

Jean Seberg’s Look on Screen: A Marker of Modernity

A preppy in Paris. How Jean Seberg as Patricia Franchini strolling down the Champs-Elysées in The New York Herald Tribune t-shirt became a style headline and the star of the French New Wave. Read More

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The Culture Trip: March Newsletter

The March Culture Trip: the latest talks, films, music, books, interviews and cultural news. Read More

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Renaissance Woman and Dance Hall Days in the Alienated City

Fashion, music and attitude in William Friedkin’s neo-noir, and neon-noir, To Live and Die in L.A. Read More

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The Eloquent Screen: The Sound Sequences that Made Me Want to Re-Watch Three Films

  In The Eloquent Screen, Gilberto Perez writes about film moments. Isn’t this what a film lover’s cinematic memory is comprised of? Moments rather than full-length features, details rather than genres, sounds and songs that take us on a journey. … Read More

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François Truffaut’s Heroines

Cinema is a woman’s art, François Truffaut used to say. In his films, too, it’s his feminine characters who are more dynamic, more enterprising, it’s them who direct events. From Catherine Deneuve and Jeanne Moreau to Delphine Seyrig and Fanny Ardant, these are Truffaut’s heroines. Read More

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