Even in a contemporary film culture where no idea seems too thin to try twice, the arrival of two Yves Saint Laurent biopics in the space of a five months counts as a distinct curiosity: The enduring…
Not a chamber piece in the most literal sense, but with all the poky airlessness that its title implies, "The Blue Room" represents a disappointing return to Cannes for actor-turned-auteur Mathieu…
Redundancy remains a problem, but this overlong superhero sequel gets by on sound, fury and star chemistry.
The true-life gay rights battle at the heart of "The Circle" is an unusual, underexposed one that merits either substantial documentary or riveting narrative treatment, so one can hardly blame…
Depending on your point of view, Corneliu Porumboiu's formal experimentalism either flatlines or finds witty new heights in "The Second Game," which may or may not be a film at all.
The Florida sun has rarely seemed harsher than it does in “Ectotherms,” a bristling, defiantly lo-fi debut feature from multitasking filmmaker Monica Pena that offers a pithily poetic view of…
Raymond De Felitta's second collaboration with producer-star Andy Garcia is a lively true-crime tale with a sensational turn from Nina Arianda.
"I use antlers in all of my decorating," sang Gaston, the lunkish villain of Disney's 1991 "Beauty and the Beast," in a self-titled ode to macho excess. He'd no doubt have approved of Christophe…
Breaking up is hard to do, yet entirely pleasurable to watch, in "If You Don't, I Will," an effortless fifth feature from writer-helmer Sophie Fillieres that goes down with the mildly spiked…
A self-described "expert in despondency" meets his match in "In the Courtyard, a wry, oh-so-gentle dual character study saved from sleepiness by the unexpected star pairing of Catherine Deneuve and…