Director Courtney Solomon has made something like a "Cannonball Run" for the YouTube Generation, with the largely incoherent action cut in a Cuisinart.
A cracking good melodrama set in a contemporary world of high finance and low cunning, Costa-Gavras' "Capital" nimbly plays on our worst memories of the 2008 economic meltdown.
Affecting performances and effective storytelling are the hallmarks of actor Matthew Lillard's debut effort as a feature director.
If opening nights set the tone for an entire fest, the omens are good for the 64th Cannes.
Detractors (they are legion) and supporters alike of the French "anti-Godard" will find ample ammunition for their views in this whirlwind compendium.
A vulgar pastiche of cinema and history that transforms events of WWII into an embarrassing musical comedy-cum-Telenovela-style drama.
Sean Penn received the first big artistic cheer of the 61st Cannes Film Festival after he was introduced on the steps of the Palais Wednesday night.
Cutting like a skilled sushi chef into the same raw material from which he fashioned two flawed features in under a year, Claude Lelouch has come up with a third incarnation entitled "The Courage to…
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