Bruno Dumont: La vie de Jésus and L’humanité

Recently The Criterion Collection released Bruno Dumont's first two feature films, La vie de Jésus and L'humanité. They are slow and sometimes brutal explorations of violence and compassion. Trevor takes a look.

By |2019-07-10T16:37:01-04:00July 10th, 2019|Categories: Bruno Dumont, Film Reviews|Tags: |0 Comments

Julien Duvivier: Panique

In 1946, Julien Duvivier returned to France and for his first post-World War II film made Panique, an adaptation of one of Georges Simenon's dark books of human ugliness. It's a fantastic film, and The Criterion Collection recently released a great edition on home video.

By |2019-01-03T23:21:30-04:00January 3rd, 2019|Categories: Film Reviews, Julien Duvivier|Tags: |3 Comments

Orson Welles: The Magnificent Ambersons

The Criterion Collection recently released a fantastic home video edition of Orson Welles's The Magnificent Ambersons, a fine film as it stands but also notable as a massacred masterpiece and one from which Welles felt he never recovered.

By |2018-12-12T01:12:04-04:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: Film Reviews, Orson Welles|Tags: |2 Comments