UNMAN, WITTERING AND ZIGO (John Mackenzie, 1971)

Preposterous British boys’ school mystery, with the new instructor being told by the polite bullies who make up his class that they murdered his predecessor and will do the same to him if he doesn’t give them good grades and place their bets. Nobody seems to believe him when he tattles, including wife and headmaster; […]

ONE P.M. (Jean-Luc Godard, D. A. Pennebaker, 1968; 1972)

“We gotta hurry. The revolution is going to happen and we’re going to miss it.” — Jean-Luc Godard, anticipating political upheaval in the U.S. Lighter and livelier than the films Jean-Luc Godard had made in France, his U.S. collaboration with Direct Cinema documentarian D. A. Pennebaker was meant to be One A.M., as in “one […]