The titular central character never really comes into focus in Yolande Moreau's straightforward but uninvolving solo-directing debut.
Explicit sex scenes mark this absorbing and intelligent exploration of queer desire.
A movie of careful entrances and exits, Matt Porterfield's "I Used to Be Darker" chronicles the dissolution of a marriage through the eyes of a runaway cousin who drops in unannounced.
Poised between documentary and fiction, "Kinshasa Kids" benefits greatly from both; its open approach to its non-pro Congolese actors never seems scripted, and its clear narrative throughline never…
Followers of global politics will be surprised to learn that Bernard-Henri Levy is responsible for the downfall of Muammar Gaddafi, but that's the story Levy tells in "The Oath of Tobruk," co-helmed…
The dense, textured script is no cakewalk.
The often stormy, sometimes downright crazy, history of what the Cannes Film Festival still refers to as a "parallel section" rather than by its actual name gets a warm 40th anni pat on the back from…
Francois Truffaut, who made The 400 Blows, one of the top New Wave pix, has put together a tender tale [from the novel by Henri-Pierre Roche] that avoids mawkishness and impropriety in treating the…