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Daily Archives: March 1, 2015

There are plenty of moving documentaries (The Fog of War, Harlan County, USA, Michael Apted’s Up series ) and plenty of fine rock ‘n’ roll films (American Graffiti, Backbeat, Almost Famous), but there are only a select number of really excellent rock ‘n’ roll documentaries. Given the built-in commercial appeal of the subjects, it’s been all too easy to make… Read more »

01 March 2015 | Features, Film Lists

“New Wave” was a term initially used to describe a handful of directors attached to the Cahiers Du Cinema magazine and the movies these young filmmakers were making in a period ranging from the 1950s until the 1970s. However, this term has since become synonymous with a much more diverse period in French film history. Although the Cahiers crowd of… Read more »

01 March 2015 | Features, People Lists