Even if audiences accept "The Dancer" as pure fiction, its pedestrian scene construction and ill-conceived script won't renew interest in Loïe Fuller's fascinating career and influence.
Cannes Film Festival
There was a time when scores of defiant adolescents asserted intellectual independence from their parents by turning their backs on religion; in this more agnostic age, picking up the Bible can be…
Imagine a prison movie where the inmates have the keys to their own cells, but prefer to remain incarcerated.
Pablo Larraín is at his stunning best with a work of such cleverness and beauty, as well as power, that it's hard to know how to parcel out praise.
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…
Mohamed Diab's follow-up to "Cairo 678" is a full-on immersion of frightening potency, boasting superb camerawork and a kick-in-the-gut message about chaos and cruelty.
Jodie Foster called out male filmmakers at Variety and Kering's Women in Motion talk at the Cannes Film Festival, saying they rely too heavily on rape stories for female characters. “One of my…
Several exquisite stand-alone sequences are unsatisfactorily strung together on a thin cord of mother love in this disappointing adaptation.
When you break apart the essential elements of "Money Monster," Jodie Foster's taut yet sporadically odd hostage drama, few of them seem to completely work. As an indictment of Wall Street chicanery…
Jan Naszewski's New Europe Film Sales has closed its first deals on Israeli black comedy "One Week and a Day," which runs in Critics' Week at the Cannes Film Festival. The Warsaw, Poland-based sales…
In era of continued friction among European Union states, and an upcoming EU referendum in Blighty that may see the country exit the 28-member state in June, Creative Europe's Media Program has long…