Tagged: catherine deneuve

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I Do Movies Badly: A Christmas Tale

Arnaud Desplechin’s A Christmas Tale is a mix of emotions, personalities, soundtracks, powerful performances, and filmmaking tricks that masterfully encapsulates the cacophony that results from a reunion of so many people with so much baggage. Desplechin’s aesthetic keeps the audience constantly unsettled,...

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Monday Movie: Belle de Jour, by David Bax

It would be irresponsibly chronocentric to look at Luis Buñuel’s Belle de Jour and find its kinky sexual frankness shocking for its era. This was the 60s and this was France; it’s likely few were shocked. But, still, it feels...

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Monday Movie: Repulsion, by David Bax

In the more than 50 years since the release of Roman Polanski’s Repulsion, some things have changed a lot and some things seemingly not at all. Just in the past couple years alone, many of us men have finally begun to...