Tag: The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

A Bright Shadow: The Color Red in Nicolas Roeg’s ‘Don’t Look Now’

“Red as warning, as love, as danger, as violence, as prophecy, as passion, as occult mystery: all of these and more are conveyed in the director’s use of the color throughout this story of loss, grief and obsession.”

Political and Social Conventions in Jacques Demy’s ‘The Umbrellas of Cherbourg’

“Fifty-three years after initial release, ‘The Umbrellas of Cherbourg’ continues to be a formally and contextually innovative French New Wave production; a film that has influenced contemporary directors such as Barry Jenkins, Damien Chazelle and Joachim Trier.”

Recap: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt ‘Kimmy Goes Outside!’

“Kemper’s a joy to watch, and ‘Kimmy Goes Outside!’ establishes the framework for a potentially iconic character.”