"The Crime of Being Married." So read the headline that accompanied photos of Richard Loving, a Southern "white trash" construction worker, and his African-American wife Mildred in the pages of Life…
Chief film critics Owen Gleiberman and Peter Debruge share their thoughts on the 69th Cannes Film Festival thus far. Gleiberman: Well, Peter, we're six days into the festival, and as always the holy…
While it's not among the festival's official prizes, every year at Cannes, a group of film critics awards the "Palme Dog," a citation honoring the best canine performance of the festival — a perfect…
Leave it to a French stop-motion film to cut closer to the reality of the orphan experience than "Annie," "Matilda" or any number of like-minded live-action melodramas have over the years.
If the prospect of watching Gerard Depardieu rap sounds like reason enough to see a movie, then "Tour de France" delivers.
Let's say for the sake of argument that giants really exist. That they galumph around London, 'round about the witching hour, plucking kids from orphanage windows as a late-night snack.
Imagine a prison movie where the inmates have the keys to their own cells, but prefer to remain incarcerated.
Set two years before "Downton Abbey" on a wind-blown inlet along the northern coast of France, Bruno Dumont's "Slack Bay" adds a surreal twist to the peculiar clash of classes witnessed in Europe…
The dual geniuses behind Studio Ghibli, Japan's most revered animation company, aren't getting any younger. At age 75, "Spirited Away" director Hayao Miyazaki has all but retired, now focusing…
In what is pretty much the closest thing French cinema will produce to a Hollywood-style romantic comedy this year, Justine Triet's "In Bed With Victoria" offers both the candor and the schmaltz of…
Cristi Puiu's drama somewhat taxingly allows those gathered to seek their own catharses, rewarding audiences with the patience to unravel this tangled ball of yarn.