Jean-Luc Godard

Jean-Luc Godard’s Breathless (1960) set the pace for a new generation of filmmakers. Read more

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Chet Baker’s lonesome trumpet hovers over Let’s Get Lost, a scattered yet ultimately moving documentary on the “James Dean of jazz.” Baker didn’t know how near death he was when the film was shot in 1988; he obviously enjoyed the attenti... Read more

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The worldwide acclaim of Breathless (1960) transformed film critic Jean-Luc Godard into the leading director of the French new wave and infante terrible of European art house cinema. Fascinated yet repelled by Hollywood, Godard approached the str.. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

Americana fans will be interested in much of the material found on “The Queens of Country,” a three-DVD set (out June 30) featuring performances a trio of important country singers, Patsy Cline, Dolly Parton and Loretta Lynn. The Cline footage com.. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

A woman’s hand, followed by a man’s arm, touch on a blank white surface. The man’s voice is heard as the back of her head appears. Most scenes to follow are acutely aware of themselves as being a film, an artifact, not merely a window onto realit.. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

The spirit of giving permeates the city during December. Likewise, the creative spirit of the arts also brightens these cold winter days. ,Art Read more

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One of Jean-Luc Godard’s most infamous commercial films, 1963’s Contempt follo Contempt ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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