Two troubled men meet in the middle of Haifa's long, steep, stone stairs that run from the top of Mount Carmel down to the port, as one ascends and the other descends.
Cannes Film Festival
Premiering out of competition at the same edition of the Cannes Film Festival that begat "Son of Saul," polemical French director Robert Guediguian's film grapples with many of the same questions.
The ravages of colonialism cast a dark pall over the stunning South American landscape in "Embrace of the Serpent," the latest visual astonishment from the gifted Colombian writer-director Ciro…
Ideal for viewers who find Ingmar Bergman too loose-limbed (or resent the relative humor of Bela Tarr), the movie at least casts a spell with its bleak woodland scenery.
Profound reserves of feeling don't translate to deep audience impact in "Our House (O Ka)," a microcosmic documentary examination of Malian social injustice that reps a noble disappointment from…
"My name is Claude Lorius," says the subject of Luc Jacquet's "Ice and the Sky" more than once during the well-intentioned enviro-advocacy film that closed this year's Cannes Film Festival.
Fernando Leon de Aranoa's "A Perfect Day," which stars Benicio Del Toro, Tim Robbins and Olga Kurylenko, is proving to be an international sales hit for WestEnd Films, following its world premiere in…
This unassuming pic will attract fests looking a light slot-filler, but like previous features from the director ("I Always Wanted to Be a Gangster," which won a screenwriting award at Sundance)…
Those familiar with Cannes history may recognize the house that serves as the principal location in Barbet Schroeder's new film, "Amnesia," which screened out of competition at the festival. The…
"In many of the films now being made, there is very little cinema: they are mostly what I call 'photographs of people talking,'" Alfred Hitchcock told his awestruck French interlocutor…
Henry Cavill has abruptly pulled out of action-thriller “Stratton,” five days before shooting was to begin, due to “creative differences” on the script. “Stratton,” based on the first of a series of…