Random Film Monday: MEETIN’ WA (Jean-Luc Godard, 1986)

A short film documenting the encounter between Woody Allen and Jean-Luc Godard from 1986.

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Wim Wenders and the death of “story”

Determining what a film is, is in itself a more arduous task than one may initially be led to believe. In its most traditionally accepted form, a film can be defined as a story or event recorded by a camera as a set of moving images and shown in a cinema or on television. This…

8 essential 60’s movies photographed by Raoul Coutard

French cinematographer Raoul Coutard died on November 8, aged 92. He is best known for his work as a director of photography during the French New Wave, and particularly for his long-lasting collaboration with Jean-Luc Godard, with whom he creates some of the greatest films of the time, including Breathless (1960) and Contempt (1963). He…

20 great films about the working class

There was a time when cinema was the most popular form of entertainment. A true way for the working class to escape the drag of their everyday life. This is where the term escapism, in relation to cinema, originated. The studios were quick to understand the potential of cinema, and capitalized on this very fact…