Tag Archives: French

Eyes Without A Face (1960)

“My face frightens me. My mask frightens me even more.” The uncanny valley is a powerful tool, one that I wouldn’t mind seeing explored a bit more in the horror genre. For me, the most unsettling figures have never been … Continue reading

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Fantastic Planet (1973)

“These savage Oms, they’re dirty. They reproduce at an alarming rate.” I was fortunate enough to catch a midnight screening of Fantastic Planet at my university, preceded by several other short films from director René Laloux. After said experience, I’d definitely recommend … Continue reading

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Pickpocket (1959)

“Knowing a deed is bad doesn’t stop you.” In this review, I get to be all posh because I’ve actually read the source material. This is probably a pretty rare thing, so I’m going to cash in and use all … Continue reading

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Vagabond (1985)

“You chose total freedom but you got total loneliness.” I have been thoroughly impressed with the French film that has come my way so far. This movie, Sans Toit Ni Loi, translates to “Without roof nor law,” but it was given the … Continue reading

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Méditerranée (1963)

“An uncharted memory flees stubbornly towards an increasingly distant era. The sensation of antiquity increases.” Today we start up a new segment that I like to call: Films That Should Be Replaced on the 1001 List by The Big Lebowski. That’s … Continue reading

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The 400 Blows (1959)

“Your parents say you’re always lying. Oh, I lie now and then, I suppose. Sometimes I’d tell them the truth and they still wouldn’t believe me, so I prefer to lie. Having never seen a Truffaut film before and having … Continue reading

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A Trip to the Moon (1902)

I thought it would be fun to check out the oldest film on the list, the 1902 silent French film Le Voyage dans le Lune, or A Trip to the Moon. While not the first film in cinema history (check … Continue reading

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