François Truffaut

How Bonnie and Clyde brought the French New Wave to Hollywood

By David Pountain

Arthur Penn’s seminal crime thriller owes a lot to the likes of Jean-Luc Godard and François Truffaut.

Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

By David Jenkins

Don’t miss this newly restored director’s cut version of Steven Spielberg’s sci-fi opus.

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Why Jacques Rivette’s debut is an anti-New Wave classic

By Adam Cook

The late French master’s first film, Paris Belongs to Us, is now available courtesy of the Criterion Collection.

RIP Jacques Rivette – The filmmaker who helped me to love movies more

By David Jenkins

The French maestro has died at the age of 87, and leaves behind him an unimpeachable canon of work.

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