Category: monday movie

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Monday Movie: The Tin Drum, by David Bax

Every Monday, we’ll highlight a piece of writing from our vaults. This review of The Tin Drum originally ran as a home video review. Because the first Volker Schlöndorff film I ever saw was 2000’s The Legend of Rita, he maintains...

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Monday Movie: Every Man for Himself, by David Bax

Every Monday, we’ll highlight a piece of writing from our vaults. This review of Every Man for Himself originally ran as a home video review. 1980’s Every Man for Himself marked Jean-Luc Godard’s return, after ten years of more video, documentary and...

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Monday Movie: Breathless, by Josh Long

Every Monday, we’ll highlight a piece of writing from our vaults. This review of Breathless originally ran as part of our reader-voted Top 100 Movies list. Jean-Luc Godard’s most famous film, Breathless follows the brief love affair between a man on the...

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Monday Movie: Halloween, by Alexander Miller

Every Monday, we’ll highlight a piece of writing from our vaults. This review of Halloween originally ran as a Criterion Prediction. In many ways, Halloween is something of an odd duck in Carpenter’s filmography. While it’s easily his most renowned and well...

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Monday Movie: La Chinoise, by Alexander Miller

Every Monday, we’ll highlight a piece of writing from our vaults. This review of La Chinoise originally ran as a Criterion prediction. Taking place almost entirely within an apartment, La Chinoise establishes itself with Godardian dressings from the start, with red, white...

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Monday Movie: Le Petit Soldat, by Scott Nye

Every Monday, we’ll highlight a piece of writing from our vaults. This review of Le Petit Soldat originally ran as a home video review. Jean-Luc Godard’s early ambition was in fact to be a novelist, and he took that same...

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Monday Movie: Dersu Uzala, by Alexander Miller

Every Monday, we’ll highlight a piece of writing from our vaults. This review of Dersu Uzala originally ran as a Criterion prediction. Dersu Uzala was a huge comeback for Akira Kurosawa, who suffered a series of setbacks and hardships before collaborating...

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Monday Movie: All Through the Night, by David Bax

Every Monday, we’ll highlight a piece of writing from our vaults. This review of All Through the Night originally ran as part of our TCM Classic Film Festival 2019 coverage. If Vincent Sherman’s All Through the Night (1942) isn’t as well remembered...