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Godard has never aimed higher or lower; Weekend is his most visionary flight of imagination, as well as the most sordid thing he’s committed to film.
Great comics should do what this piece does: transform the image to create a resonance that is both wide and deep.
Kurtzman’s most famous creation long ago transcended the medium that spawned it, becoming a fixture of American culture and among the most influential sources of comedic humor in the late twentieth century.