Jacques Rivette, one of the leading lights of the French New Wave who died on Friday at age 87, was celebrated throughout the day with a series of homages from several French public figures…
With five life partners and seven children under his belt along with a vast film oeuvre of surpassingly Gallic fluffiness, Claude Lelouch is back to let us know he's still a fool for love. Well…
LONDON – Marking its first big French auteur pickup, David Garrett’s Mister Smith Entertainment will launch international sales at the Cannes Festival on "Un plus une," the latest film from Academy…
That annual L.A. rite of spring known as the City of Lights, City of Angels (April 21-28) is back for its 18th year with a lineup of French-language films that just might eclipse all previous…
Faded French icon Johnny Hallyday plays a weary war photog who wraps his high-impact career snapping cow portraits from a posh Rhone-Alps chalet in Claude Lelouch's shamelessly sentimental (and…
Angelenos will have a chance to discover Guillaume Gallienne's "Me, Myself and Mom" — the film that beat "Blue Is the Warmest Color" at the Cesars — and 40 other Gallic pics at this year's City of…
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.