Having wrapped his Texas trilogy — "The Passage," "Low Tide" and "Stop the Pounding Heart" — Italian chronicler of the American margins Roberto Minervini heads next door to Louisiana, where he finds…
Some bigscreen love stories leave you wondering what the central couple saw in each other in the first place, but not "Two Friends."
The smallest and subtlest film in the main competition at Cannes this year, Mexican director Michel Franco's "Chronic" offers a measured portrait of a hospice nurse (played by Tim Roth) who tends to…
The cast holds nothing back in Gaspar Noe's "Love," but it's the ever-provocative writer-director who exposes the most in his sexually explicit, semi-autobiographical Cannes scandal-in-the-making.
With a project like "Tomorrowland," Brad Bird naturally found himself thinking about the future, but in his case, that meant more than filling the movie with jetpacks and other gee-whiz inventions…
Hailing from Africa, their eyes set on Europe, they come with empty hands and infinite dreams, drawn across deserts and oceans by the promise of a better life. Occasionally, they make the news, when…
First invited to Cannes in 1997, when her student short "Les vacances" won the jury prize, Emmanuelle Bercot has been back several times — unveiling her graduate thesis in Cinefondation the following…
On paper, "Inside Out" sounded like another lunatic gamble: an adventure that takes place entirely within the head of an 11-year-old girl, featuring her Emotions as characters.
The spirit of the American West lives on in France, of all places, where devotees put on their cowboy hats and jeans to attend carnivals where they ride horses and dance to country music.
The somber "shade" described by Colombian director Cesar Acevedo's "Land and Shade" refers to a thick cloud of soot that hovers over the film's put-upon peasant family.
In the 35 years since "Ordinary People," American cinema has told and retold stories of how a death in the family can reveal the dysfunction no one wanted to admit was there. "Louder Than Bombs" is…