Henri Langlois

Henri Langlois

There are cinéphiles and cinéphages. Truffaut is a cinéphile. A cinéphage - a film nerd - sits in the front row and writes down the credits. But if you ask him whether it's good, he'll say something sharp. But that's not the point of movies: to love cinema is to love life, to really look at this window on the universe. It's incompatible with note-taking!More Henri Langlois quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
An art form requires genius. People of genius are always troublemakers, meaning they start from scratch, demolish accepted norms, and rebuild a new world.More Henri Langlois quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
An art form requires genius. People of genius are always troublemakers, meaning they start from scratch, demolish accepted norms and rebuild a new world. The problem with cinema today is the dearth of troublemakers. There’s not a rabble-rouser in sight. There was still one, but he went beyond troublemaker to court jester. He clobbered the status quo. That’s Godard. We’re fresh out of ?bad students.’ You’ll find students masquerading as bad ones, but you won’t find the real article, because a genuine bad sMore Henri Langlois quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is no Garbo! There is no Dietrich! There is only Louise Brooks!More Henri Langlois quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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