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Tag: French Cinema
The Hallucinogenic And Witchy Pleasures Of After Blue
Bertrand Mandico’s psychedelic science fiction drama is a glorious pop culture-laden trip into sexual expression, liberation and occultism.
The Endless Cycle Of Revenge In Cemetery Without Crosses
Re-examining one of the bleakest films to emerge from the Euro-Western boom of the 1960s.
Noirvember: The Murderer Lives At 21
Continuing our crime month with a look at Henri-Georges Clouzot’s lightweight murder mystery shot during the German occupation of France.
The Naked Vampires And Ethereal Fantasies Of Jean Rollin
The hallucinogenic vampire cinema of French cinema’s most underrated fantastic film director.
Opening The Eyes Below
The new film from the maker of The Woman with Leopard Shoes looks to be an intense, paranoid horror thriller.
Carry On, Emmanuelle – The Rise And Fall Of The Iconic Erotic Film Series
How one of the biggest movies of the 1970s was reduced to an endless series of disposable direct-to-video sequels.
Continental Pleasures For Adults Only: Shock Treatment And The Thrills Of Late Night TV In The 1970s
A controversial French paranoid classic, the search for nudity on late-night television and the accidental discovery of world cinema: memories of the 1970s.
Desperate Hours: The Nihilistic Genius Of French Noir Classe Tous Risques
A generational culture clash between the old and new wave in this French crime masterpiece.
Raindance 2020: The Woman With Leopard Shoes
An impressively old-school yet very modern crime thriller that keeps you guessing throughout its many twists and turns.
Undressing Emmanuelle – The Confessions Of Sylvia Kristel
The autobiography of the scandalous Emmanuelle star examined.
Claire Denis And Bastards
The always-controversial director’s nihilistic neo-noir reassessed.