A Film Critic Reflects on the Artistic Journeys and Vision of the Late French Director Jean-Luc Godard

Jean-Luc Godard Fooled Us at the End

Godard and his critical colleagues comprised the first generation of cinephiles who treated film history as part of cultural history.

A Movie Stoked Political Movements Across the Globe

‘The Battle of Algiers’ and Insurgencies

Many articles, across magazines, journals and websites, claim “The Battle of Algiers” was a major influence on the Black Panthers, the IRA and the Pentagon’s invasion of Iraq in 2003. Digging into these claims reveals how the film turned into an instruction manual on insurgency and counterinsurgency.