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In "Beyond Democracy: A Diary of Fraud," former journalist Denis Robert and filmmaker Philippe Harel venture into territory familiar to Michael Moore and Noam Chomsky. The two low-key investigators…
Gallic novelist Vincent Ravalec makes a striking debut with his first directing effort, "Melody for a Hustler," an offbeat but captivating meditation on the evils of the market-driven modern world.
A compelling, nuanced portrait of a ferociously self-reliant young woman told in flashbacks as a private detective attempts to trace her whereabouts, "For Sale" pays off.
"The Acid House" makes "Trainspotting" look like a mild-mannered youth comedy. The producers of this British pic have said that they wanted the film to be 100% uncut, undiluted Irvine Welsh, and…
In America, so a song lyric goes in "Rent," "you are whatyou own," and of its London premiere at the Shaftesbury Theater, one thing is clear: Its four transplanted Americans own the show. That's in…
In "The Northerners" and "The Dress," Dutch director Alex van Warmerdam proved himself an original observer of bizarre human behavior, unafraid to touch nerves with his scabrous sense of humor. His…
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" is a bad trip. Long-gestating adaptation of Hunter S. Thompson's hallucinatory 1971 gonzo tome has become an over-elaborate gross-out under Terry Gilliam's direction…
Kwangmo Lee's exquisite first feature is one of those slowly paced, minimalist Asian pics which play well at festivals but which rarely make it into Western arthouse cinemas. Buffs will revel in the…
Vet British producer Jeremy Thomas makes a creditable directorial debut with "All the Little Animals," a drama about an outcast teen that draws simultaneously on the pastoral and eccentric traditions…