This is one of the festival themes that we will be revisiting from time to time, a snapshot of one year in the life of a particular country’s cinema. For our July festival, we will be looking at three American films that were released in 1963, all of […]
Love in the Afternoon (1972; Dir.: Eric Rohmer) GRADE: B+ By Mike Dub In each of his Six Moral Tales, Eric Rohmer presents a character at a different stage in his life, in various evolving stages of a relationship. Though basically unrelated, his films follow the evolution of a single love […]
Daniel Barnes closes out the Rohmer’s Moral Tales with a review of the sixth and final film in the series, 1972’s Love in the Afternoon.
Claire’s Knee (1970; Dir.: Eric Rohmer) GRADE: B+ By Daniel Barnes In my review of La Collectionneuse last week, I made this admission about French auteur Eric Rohmer, a director whose work I had never seen before this festival: “Rohmer makes movies that I want to kick off […]
Daniel Barnes will review Claire’s Knee, the fifth film in our Rohmer’s Moral Tales series, on Monday.
La Collectionneuse (1967; Dir.: Eric Rohmer) GRADE: B+ By Daniel Barnes Two-thirds of the way through Rohmer’s Six Moral Tales series, I feel that I know exactly what to expect from the French filmmaker, and yet still remain utterly mystified. In writing about his movies, I often feel […]