German helmer Florian Mischa Boder clearly wants this silly-minded misfire, about a contract killer so out of practice he botches his first big assignment, to play like a cross between a classic…
It took until the age of 85, but director Agnes Varda, who will be honored at the Locarno Festival, is finally getting the recognition she deserves. The Belgian-born helmer unleashed a tiny tsunami…
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Unlike most heroes of the Japanese swordplay genre, Himura Kenshin refuses to kill. That's an admirable quality, until one realizes he's susceptible to the same sequel pressures as anyone else.
Horror movies have given us no shortage of over-protective mothers over the years, though Samantha Morton takes that archetype to new extremes in "The Harvest."
Though Montreal's Just for Laughs comedy confab extends for nearly the entire month of July — mostly for the benefit of French-speaking locals delighted by slapstick routines — for the last week of…
Like the megalomaniac in a one-dimensional Hollywood blockbuster, Takashi Murakami won't be satisfied with anything less than world domination.
A gloriously ambitious, spectacularly misguided Frankenstein's monster of a movie that combines Soviet-era iconography, Eastern European folklore and Western consumer-culture critique with a dash of…
After 11 years living in Los Angeles, Fortune Feimster still hasn't been able to shake her North Carolina accent. That twang, plus a brash, unafraid-to-be-silly attitude that suggests a female Chris…
Last month, during a master class at the Taormina Film Festival, no less a star than Ben Stiller admitted that his career wouldn't have gotten far if he'd relied on auditions, which seldom went his…
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