Writer-director Rebecca Zlotowski's sophomore feature is an engrossing, superbly acted working-class melodrama.
In a Cannes flush with onscreen unpleasantries including multiple rapes, severed limbs and genital mutilations, no film was more deserving of a special Palme d'Horreur than the ironically titled…
An insidious web of money, sex and power entangles all the characters in Claire Denis' hypnotic nocturnal thriller.
Singaporean helmer Anthony Chen's debut brims with love, humor and heartbreak.
A plodding Argentine potboiler that examines the country's history of harboring Nazis after WWII, "Wakolda" leadenly reverse-engineers its plot from a reveal most will know from the get-go.
The titular central character never really comes into focus in Yolande Moreau's straightforward but uninvolving solo-directing debut.
The unhealed wounds of post-apartheid South Africa get a brutal but superficial once-over in Jerome Salle's savagely violent cop thriller.
Roman Polanski once again transfers a New York stage hit to the screen with maximum fidelity and facility, and a minimum of fuss.
Cementing himself as the great classicist of his generation, James Gray turns back the clock to 1921 for a romantic tale that cuts to the very soul of the American experience.
Alexander Payne's sixth feature is another low-concept, finely etched study of flawed characters stuck in life's well-worn grooves.