"La sirga" is a thoroughly engrossing art film committed more to ambiguity than to clarity, and as much to sound as to image.
Failing as both a mock-doc and a leftist tract, Swiss director Nicolas Wadimoff's wishy-washy "Operation Libertad" follows young '70s-era Zurich revolutionaries whose ambiguously courageous attempt…
The opposite of illuminating, "A Special Day" merely trails, through Cannes' Palais des Festivals, the three dozen or so filmmakers who contributed shorts to the omnibus pic "To Each His Own Cinema"…
A shocker of a remake, equal parts stylish and scuzzy, "Maniac" only marginally softens the grindhouse sleaze of William Lustig's 1980 original.
Audaciously giving itself license to do whatever it wants, Leos Carax's narratively unhinged, beautifully shot and frequently hilarious "Holy Motors" coheres -- arguably, anyway -- into a vivid jaunt…
The running joke that Jerry Lewis gets more buddy love in France than at home is part of what drives producer-director Gregg Barson's besotted but sharply crafted "Method to the Madness of Jerry…
Director Argento half-heartedly mixes schlocky 3D f/x with one-dimensional characters for a near-two-hour joke that ought to have been funnier.
Fully immodest and intermittently astonishing, Xavier Dolan's epic melodrama "Laurence Anyways" charts a male-to-female transsexual's tumultuous relationship with a straight woman but stands to…
More than another fawning ode to a legendary director (though it is certainly that), Laurent Bouzereau's supremely subservient docu "Roman Polanski: A Film Memoir" sets out to rehabilitate its…
More admirable in theory than in practice, "The We and the I" finds pop-surrealist auteur Michel Gondry getting real with non-pro teen thesps, cast as chatty Bronx kids coming home from school on…