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.
Like the hero of the "Kung Fu Panda" franchise to which she has dedicated the last 12 years of her life, Jennifer Yuh Nelson believes in destiny. Born in South Korea, the star DreamWorks Animation…
In "Our Kind of Traitor," Ewan McGregor plays a character named Perry Makepeace, whose moniker is only slightly more subtle than those of classic Bond girls Pussy Galore, Plenty O'Toole and Xenia…
Director Guy Hamilton helmed four James Bond movies, but the best — and by far the most iconic of the entire franchise — was 1964's 'Goldfinger.' Peter Debruge recalls the director's legacy by…