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Contempt Reviews

September 3, 2013
Possibly Godard's most melancholy film and probably his most beautiful ...
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 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
May 20, 2003
Godard sets interesting scenes, with provocative color combinations and a suggestive pictorial flow. But out of it all comes nothing -- or very little that tells you why this wife is so contemptuous of her husband. Maybe he should be contemptuous of her!
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
February 13, 2001
Inevitably a melancholy film, but a memorable one as well.
January 1, 2000
I would argue that Godard's eclecticism must be acknowledged and understood before one can genuinely appreciate the film.
Read More | Original Score: 4/4
January 1, 2000
This one has too much forced intellectualism to it, even though it is an engrossing time capsule.
January 1, 2000
It takes its artistic agenda seriously, but also luxuriates in the sensuality and plasticity of film images.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Contempt was Jean-Luc Godard's 1963 attempt at a big-budget, big- star production, and more or less satisfied his curiosity.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
It emerges as one of Godard's most emotional films.