Tag Archives: Jean-Luc Godard

BAND OF OUTSIDERS

French critic cum filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard famously said that all you need to make a movie is a girl and a gun, but he could have done it with less. As an artist, Godard vacillated back and forth between incendiary … Continue reading

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Born On This Day – December 3, 1930

“I don’t think you should FEEL about a movie. You should feel about a woman. You can’t kiss a movie.” “There is no point in having sharp images when you’ve fuzzy ideas.” “Tracking shots are a question of morality.” “You … Continue reading

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Born On This Day – December 3

“The only great problem of cinema seems to be more and more, with each film, when and why to start a shot and when and why to end it.” “I make film to make time pass.” –Jean-Luc Godard

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In Their Words – Friday, August 9, 2013

“Actually making films has taught us a lot: It is as much trouble to make a bad films as a good one. Our most sincere film can seem phony. The films we do with our left hands may become worldwide … Continue reading

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In Their Words – Wednesday, August 7, 2013

“If it were all in the script, why make the film?” –Nicholas Ray

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In Their Words – Monday, July 29, 2013

“Cinema is the most beautiful fraud in the world.” –Jean-Luc Godard

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In Their Words – Monday, July 15, 2013

“People in life quote as they please, so we have the right to quote as we please. Therefore, I show people quoting, merely making sure that they quote what pleases me.” –Jean-Luc Godard

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In Their Words – Friday, July 12, 2013

“Some films that we admire discourage us, how can we do any better? But they’re not the best ones, the best ones open doors. Cinema seems to start and restart with them.” –François Truffaut

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In Their Words – Thursday, February 7, 2013

“Films are created when there’s no one looking. They are invisible. What you can’t see of the Incredible and it’s the task of cinema to show you that.” –Jean-Luc Godard

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In Their Words – December 3, 2012

“The cinema is not an art which films life: the cinema is something between art and life. Unlike painting and literature, the cinema both gives to life and takes from it, and I try to render this concept in my … Continue reading

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