Director Emmanuelle Bercot begins "150 Milligrams" with a rare stab at lyricism in what is otherwise a bluntly literal, plain-as-day procedural drama.
"Cool story, bro." It's the most incidental of visual details, glimpsed at the edge of one of "Austerlitz's" many exactingly composed frames.
The explosion of Pablo Larrain's Jackie Kennedy biopic into the race reminds that Venice remains a strong force in Oscar season
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If you go down to the woods today, well, you're not in for the biggest of surprises.
This suitably rough-edged, raw-nerved kids-are-not-all-right drama fixates on technology as one of many communication barriers between contemporary adolescents and their parents.
If Olivier Assayas's "Personal Shopper" took a step down from Hermès to H&M, the result would be something like "Never Ever."
Shakespeare's conniving Queen of Scotland is nowhere to be found in it, but a whole lot of courage gets screwed to the sticking place in "Lady Macbeth."
Time is an elastic element in the cinema of Lav Diaz — not just in the sprawling, searching spread of his films' historical purview, but the liberal, some might say liberated, scale of the films…
An uneasy sit cushioned by lustrous, period-evoking B&W lensing and the outstanding performances of Julia Vysotskaya and Christian Clauß.
"Nothing's ever mine, not to keep," the newly widowed Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy mordantly observes midway through "Jackie," Pablo Larraín's relentlessly close-up take on history's most iconized…
Ana Lily Amirpour's glossed-up follow-up once more weaves independent identity politics into a stylish, blood-spattered mash-up of genres, from cannibal exploitation to spaghetti western.