The return of Pacific Standard Time, a tribute to Jeanne Moreau, the latest from a master documentarian, and more! [ more › ]
The first word I think of to describe the aura of Jeanne Moreau isn’t a word at all: Unfuckwithable. I feel certain the French probably have a more elegant phrase for it, but the thrust of the idea is this: Moreau’s unique screen alchemy defies conventional adjectives. Show More Summary
“Jules and Jim” remains one of the French New Wave’s most sublime achievements, and its fleetness of foot can still take your breath away. “Nothing is held too long, nothing is overstated or even stated,” Pauline Kael once wrote of the film. From one delicately roving scene to the next, François...
Richard Brody writes about “Lumière,” the late actress Jeanne Moreau’s directorial début, from 1976.
Jesse Kornbluth reviews the life of an astonishing actress. The post Jeanne Moreau (1928-2017) Mesemrized in ‘Jules et Jim.’ Here’s Why appeared first on The Good Men Project.
As soon as I saw her in 'Jules and Jim,' I was smitten.
Tribute to one of the great fag hags.
Los Angeles opts for 2028 Olympics clearing the way for Paris to host the 2024 Games. And tributes for feminist icon and trailblazer for liberated women, Jeanne Moreau, who died on Monday at the age of 89.
Jeanne Moreau, the French actress and New Wave icon who brought sublime complexity to her performances in films such as François Truffaut’s “Jules et Jim,” Louis Malle’s “Elevator to the Gallows,” Jacques Demy’s “Bay of Angels” and Michelangelo Antonioni’s “La Notte,” died Monday at the age of...
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A legendary actress who became the face of the New Wave movement in French cinema of the mid-20th century has died. The New York Times reports that Jeanne Moreau died today at her home in Paris. She was 89. “Ms....
It was news I had been dreading for years, and it came today. Jeanne Moreau is dead at 89. As a critic, writing about actors is part of the job, but you don't ordinarily meet them, much less form any kind of relationship with them. But Jeanne was different, and a copy of the New York Times was...
Jeanne Moreau, one of the greatest film actresses of all time, had an English mother and a French father. An avid reader who identified most with the rebellious Antigone, Moreau defied her disapproving father to train at the Comédie-Française, where she soon became pregnant by a fellow student named Jean-Louis Richard. Show More Summary
"Jeanne Moreau, the sensual, gravel-voiced actress who became the face of the New Wave, France’s iconoclastic mid-20th-century film movement, most notably in François Truffaut’s 'Jules and Jim,' died on Monday at her home in Paris. She...Show More Summary
Jeanne Moreau quotes:"Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.""Beyond the beauty, the sex, the titillation, the surface, there is a human being. And that has to emerge.""If you want to live...Show More Summary
RIP. Playwright Sam Shepard and French actress Jeanne Moreau. “A spokesman for the Shepard family said the cause was complications of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease.” 2028. Los Angeles makes deal to host 2028Show More Summary
Richard Brody on the life, career, and idea of the venerable French actress Jeanne Moreau, who died on July 31st at the age of eighty-nine.
Jeanne Moreau, the French film actress who starred in notable classics like "Jules and Jim," died today at her home in Paris. She was 89. President Emmanuel Macron confirmed her death and said in a statement: "We could say about Jeanne Moreau that a part of cinema legend is gone. Show More Summary
Jeanne Moreau, one of the iconic faces of the French New Wave, has died at the age of 89. Her death was confirmed by the office of French president Emmanuel Macron, who said in a statement, “We could say about Jeanne Moreau that a part of cinema legend is gone. Show More Summary