Stepford Wives, The (1975)

“I’m not contemplating any Maidenform bonfires… But they could certainly use something around here!” Synopsis: A lawyer (Peter Masterson) moves with his wife (Katharine Ross) and two kids from New York City to the suburb of Stepford, where Joanna (Ross) immediately begins to suspect that something isn’t quite right with the other wives. Along with […]

Man Who Loved Women, The (1977)

“For me, nothing is more beautiful to see than a woman walking.” Synopsis: A scientist (Charles Denner) obsessed with beautiful women reflects back on the many partners he’s pursued over the years, as he writes his thoughts in a manuscript he hopes to publish. Genres: Flashback Films Francois Truffaut Films French Films Womanizers Review: Francois […]

Small Change / Argent de Poche, L’ (1976)

“Of all of mankind’s injustices, injustice to children is the most despicable!” Synopsis: In a southern French town, a poverty-ridden young boy (Philippe Goldman) struggles to survive while the children around him deal with crushes, sexual awakenings, and other coming-of-age adventures. Genres: Childhood Coming of Age Episodic Films Francois Truffaut Films French Films Response to […]

Where the Boys Are (1960)

“Experience: that’s what separates the girls from the girl scouts.” Synopsis: A group of midwestern college girls (Dolores Hart, Paula Prentiss, Yvette Mimieux, and Connie Francis) head to Fort Lauderdale for spring break, seeking romantic happiness and adventure in the sun — but they quickly find that dating is much more complicated than they anticipated, […]