The Frozen Time Of Alain Robbe-Grillet

It was a rather surreal feeling to find that, whilst watching this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in a flat in France, the work of writer and filmmaker, Alain Robbe-Grillet, continually kept coming to mind.  At first I failed to understand what exactly it was that was bringing his typical visual and narrative ploy of human beings frozen, in front of my mind’s eye.  I soon … Continue reading The Frozen Time Of Alain Robbe-Grillet

Last Year In Marienbad – Alain Resnais (1961)

Alan Resnais is perhaps one of quieter directors of the French New Wave movement.  His films are often delicate examinations of the emotional states and philosophical choices that take their time in delivering a story.  Though less known than both Godard and Truffaut, his work has a strong consistency that makes repeat viewings essential in gaining an insight into what exactly the film was about.  Last Year … Continue reading Last Year In Marienbad – Alain Resnais (1961)