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Contempt Reviews

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December 5, 2016
Few films have achieved such elegance.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
January 14, 2016
Godard was the artist who tore cinema apart and rebuilt it to suit his own interests and ends.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
January 4, 2016
If Le Mépris lacks the uninhibited character of, say, Breathless, Pierrot le Fou, or Alphaville it undoubtedly makes up for it in emotional potency.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
January 3, 2016
If you want to know the cinema of Godard, then this is a great place to start.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 3, 2016
Steeped in melancholy and a sense of mourning.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
January 1, 2016
The miracle here is that for all its use of irony and self-reflexive devices, Le Mepris still ends up with a considerable emotional punch.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
January 1, 2016
This is one of the French new wave master's seminal films, a satire on the making of a Hollywood-style movie that exploits Bardot's femme fatale Camille with no less aplomb than Hollywood itself.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 31, 2015
Uncompromising, uningratiating film-making.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 29, 2015
A knowing, tragic-comic aria for love and moviemaking.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
October 7, 2013
Instinctively self-reflexive, "Contempt" ("Le Mepris") is one of Jean-Luc Goddard's brightest achievements
Full Review | Original Score: A
September 3, 2013
Possibly Godard's most melancholy film and probably his most beautiful ...
September 1, 2013
A rich and heady cocktail of the various things swimming around in Jean-Luc Godard's mind at the time of its production.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
November 18, 2011
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
November 17, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: A
April 9, 2011
Godard's self-reflexive meditation about love, marriage, and filmmaking is a masterpiece, which among other things, proves that sex symbol Brigitte Bardot could act.
Full Review | Original Score: A
April 11, 2008
What's the price of selling out? Contempt asks the question of its characters, its audience, and its own director.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
March 14, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: A
November 6, 2005
It's talky and filled with broken rhythms and a running stream of thoughts, and is boldly told in exaggerated stylized terms.
Full Review | Original Score: A
November 4, 2005
| Original Score: 5/5
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