Monthly Archives: February 2015

Backlog #25: La Chinoise (1967)

I was worried that this film would either be too over my head or too all over the place for me to enjoy much. I feared wrongly (or discounted Godard, as he’s in command here) – it’s very watchable, for … Continue reading

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Backlog #26: Nada (1974)

An anarchist group kidnap the American Ambassador and attempt to hide him whilst the French administration go to any lengths to retrieve the situation. After totally mastering the subversion of the psychological thriller, Chabrol, clearly ready to move on, goes … Continue reading

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Backlog #27: Une Femme est Une Femme (1961)

Not the best Godard that I’ve watched, perhaps the worst (and from this evidence not very memorable). I have very little appreciation of musicals, so this film, which takes the sensibility of musicals and puts it in the milieu of … Continue reading

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