Category Archives: French Cinema

Certified Copy (2010) and Last Year at Marienbad (1961)

The Village Voice’s J. Hoberman has described a “backbeat of Marienbad” in his glowing review of Kiarostami’s critically acclaimed “Certified Copy.” The reference is well placed, but its relevance and emphasis some 40 years after the French art house shocker, … Continue reading

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Pickpocket (1959) at Film Forum

It’s Friday the 13th, favorite of the hapless. Some of your friends are suffering lines at the local tattoo shop for $13 specials (one Brooklyn hotspot offers Mayan ziggurats, a special apocalyptic departure from the standard 13-sailed ship fare). Others … Continue reading

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