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French New Wave

A Gorgeous Girl Like Me [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted September 18th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

A Gorgeous Girl Like Me [UK] Blu-ray Review

Truffaut’s dark comedy A Gorgeous Girl Like Me is not one of his finest efforts, but still makes an amusing romp

Stolen Kisses (1968) [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted September 1st, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Stolen Kisses (1968) [UK] Blu-ray Review

François Truffaut’s third of his Atoine Doinel films, Stolen Kisses, is an amusing and lighthearted romantic romp

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The Soft Skin [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted August 27th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

The Soft Skin [UK] Blu-ray Review

Truffaut’s Hitchcockian drama about love, lies, and sex, The Soft Skin, comes to Blu-ray in a beautiful transfer from Artificial Eye

The 400 Blows [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted August 8th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

The 400 Blows [UK] Blu-ray Review

Artificial Eye gives us a beautiful Blu-ray rendering of Truffaut’s stunning 1959 debut The 400 Blows

Jules et Jim [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted August 7th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Jules et Jim [UK] Blu-ray Review

François Truffaut’s classic tragic romance, the sweeping and poetic Jules et Jim gets a pleasing release on Blu-ray from Artificial Eye

The Essential Jacques Demy [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Posted August 3rd, 2014 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

The Essential Jacques Demy [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

This is a definitive collection of six of writer/director Jacques Demy’s best films, receiving fabulous makeovers from Criterion Collection

Classe tous risques [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted February 22nd, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Classe tous risques [UK] Blu-ray Review

Claude Sautet’s debut film Classe tous risques is a gripping crime thriller classic

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg: 50th Anniversary Edition [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted February 16th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg: 50th Anniversary Edition [UK] Blu-ray Review

Jacques Demy’s “film in music” Les Parapluies de Cherbourg is radiant in this new restoration on Blu-ray from StudioCanal

Two Men in Manhattan Blu-ray Review

Posted September 18th, 2013 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Two Men in Manhattan Blu-ray Review

Melville kicks off the Nouvelle vague with this probing essay into the dark side of diplomats, their mistresses, richly delivered on Blu-ray

Le pont du nord [Masters of Cinema] [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted August 15th, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Le pont du nord [Masters of Cinema] [UK] Blu-ray Review

Le pont du nord is an atmospheric, unsettling, experimental late Nouvelle Vague masterpiece from Jacques Rivette.