L.A. Rep Cinema pick: ‘Jean-Luc Godard, French Revolutionary’ at the Aero Theatre

For any cineastes in L.A. suffering awards-season fatigue, relief is at hand: starting tonight and playing over the next two weeks, Santa Monica's Aero Theatre is running six double-features by Godard. You can't go wrong with any of these double bills — and to its credit, the series includes a couple of the master's later works from the '80s. Read more [...]

The music, the dance, the trailer: 3 more things to love about ‘Vivre sa vie’

Anna Karina's immortal dance around the pool hall in Vivre sa vie makes me reflect how actors will always be the greatest special effect in movies, and how spectacularly misguided Hollywood’s drive to efface actors with technology is. Read more [...]