Belle de Jour – The Criterion Collection #593 (a J!-ENT DVD Review)

“Belle de Jour” is just one of the cinema masterpiece in Luis Buñuel’s oeuvre, but it’s a magnificent film that showcased feminine sexuality in a way not seen in cinema at that moment of time.  For those who love surrealism in cinema, especially coming from Luis Buñuel, they will find “Belle de Jour” to be a wonderful experience.  For the […]

January Titles from the Criterion Collection: Belle de Jour, Godzilla, The Moment of Truth, Traffic, Eclipse Series 31: Three Popular Films by Jean-Pierre Gorin

BELLE DE JOUR – BD & DVD The porcelain perfection of Catherine Deneuve (Repulsion) hides a cracked interior in the actress’s most iconic role: Séverine, a chilly Paris housewife by night, a bordello prostitute by day. This surreal and erotic late-sixties daydream from provocateur for the ages Luis Buñuel (Viridiana) is an examination of desire and fetishistic pleasure (its characters’ […]