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Interview: Raoul Cotard

It's embarrassing to confess, but the first time I went to see Breathless , I walked out after 20 minutes. I was 14, and it seemed clear to me that Jean-Luc Godard didn't know what the hell he was doing.
Breathless anticipation
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 09, 2010

Shock and awe

For a film all you need is a girl and a gun but you need someone to pay the girl and buy the gun." That's critic Colin MacCabe describing the genesis of Jean-Luc Godard's Breathless , the French film that in 1960 revolutionized world cinema with its sim
Breathless 50 years later
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  July 09, 2010

Pop goes Wittgenstein

"We were indeed in a political film — that is to say, Walt Disney plus blood." You might have read that bit of '60s film voiceover in a book, but it's unlikely you've ever heard Anna Karina speak it.
Jean-Luc Godard at the Museum of Fine Arts
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  February 18, 2009