Godard Mon Amour (Le redoutable) Reviews

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June 2, 2020
Godard Mon Amour is a film strictly for Godard devotees, fans who never jumped from the train even when its journey seemed lost in a fog of outdated political slogans and stale cant.
August 8, 2019
It is not a despicable film, but it is a failed proposal that doesn't know what exactly it wants to be. [Full Review in Spanish]
June 3, 2019
A strange and seemingly pointless exercise in self congratulation that turns the romantic travails of two legendary cinema artists into cheap tabloid fodder.
October 14, 2018
Talk about Contempt!
August 28, 2018
Godard Mon Amour plays like an all-over-the-place pastiche of biography and roast that says little.
July 23, 2018
The actors, it should be noted, do a good job with their somewhat ungrateful parts, but there is not much they can do to elevate the film from its determined superficiality.
May 15, 2018
It's irreverent about a filmmaker many admire, and interesting, but not very emotionally involving and unlikely to leave you Breathless.
May 15, 2018
When the only person in your movie is a dead zone, your film follows suit.
May 13, 2018
In the end, it plays like the sort of thin comedy about creativity that Woody Allen (whose better films are also homaged here) regularly knocks out.
May 11, 2018
[Jean Luc] Godard himself called the film "stupid" and I have a hard time disagreeing.
May 11, 2018
As Hazanavicius tries to peel back the layers of Godard, he only proves how little of the man's work he understands.
May 10, 2018
If anyone goes looking for a cinematic education in the ways of Godard or New Wave here-or just wants to stoke their excitement about cinema in general-they will leave disappointed and likely a little pissed.
May 10, 2018
The facile treatment of a turning point in the artistic and political life of this cinematic icon does it no justice.
May 9, 2018
The glib, self-conscious brio never leads anywhere.
April 26, 2018
Pitched at an audience that has an encyclopedic recall for individual scenes from 50-year-old art movies, but the sense of humor never rises above the most basic sitcom stuff.
April 26, 2018
"Godard Mon Amour" is very much like a Woody Allen film, with Godard embodying Allen's negative traits of pretentiousness, neurosis, and misogyny without the redeeming virtue of humor.
April 20, 2018
Godard Mon Amour isn't entertainment for the masses, it's closer to character assassination.
April 20, 2018
A film that, despite scattered amusements and insights, is fundamentally unsatisfying.
April 20, 2018
Like its subject, the film has plenty of big ideas but sometimes struggles to express them.
April 20, 2018
Michel Hazanavicius, the director who won an Oscar for The Artist, will nab only contempt for this frivolous throwaway about the life of a cinema revolutionary,
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