There’s nothing scarier than not knowing what you should be scared of. “The Wailing” erupts with a string of gruesome deaths in an insular village, but the investigation unleashes a greater terror…
Cannes Film Festival
This flawed by intriguing drama delves into the innumerable layers of deceit and willful amnesia that originated in Lebanon's civil war and continue to straightjacket the nation.
For any true-blue movie buff, cinematography is actually a sexy subject — it's not just about how movies look, it's about how they flow and feel, about how they live inside our mind's eye. “Close…
Jean-Luc Lagarce was 38 when he died of AIDS, four years older than Louis, the protagonist of his play "It's Only the End of the World." Though he never comes right out and names the disease, Louis…
Washing up on the shores of Cannes after nearly a decade of painstaking under-the-radar toil, Michael Dudok de Wit's hypnotizing, entirely dialogue-free "The Red Turtle" is a fable so simple, so…
After recreating the 2001 Dos Palmas kidnapping incident by Islamic separatists in “Captive” (2012), Filipo auteur Brillante Mendoza’s “Ma’ Rosa” is an equally political hostage drama in which…
A subtle film that's both character study and a meditation on the residue of time and place.
Two men and a woman careen about through various skits, creating a mildly anarchic effect that feels like comedy interstitials in a late-night TV show.
Big changes are afoot in Chile. Cash rebates of up to 20%-40% may launch before the year's end. Ongoing talks with economic authorities are now "in an interesting phase," says the Chile Film…
Bursting onto the scene at 2005's Valdivia Festival, a remarkable generation of young Chilean directors is building that splashy debut into more glory. Pablo Larrain's "No" took Cannes' Directors'…
There's a certain perverse genius to unveiling a ghost movie at Cannes that relies on the audience to deliver the "boos" as the final credits roll, although one doubts that's quite what Olivier…
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