ROME – The Pordenone Silent Film Festival, which is widely considered the premiere event of its type in the world, has appointed film scholar and Variety film critic Jay Weissberg as its new artistic…
Aside from being a haven for cinephiles, the Locarno Film Festival is serving as a classroom for nine aspiring film critics from seven different countries. The second annual Critics Academy — a…
Justice and vengeance become entwined in "Michael Kohlhaas," Arnaud des Pallieres' stolid treatment of Heinrich von Kleist's influential novella about a 16th-century horse merchant whose mistreatment…
A densely packed, often astonishing cinematic feast that honors Rome in all its splendor and superficiality.
Though never known for their subtlety, French co-helmers/scripters Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache have never delivered a film as offensive as "Untouchable," which flings about the kind of Uncle…
Paolo Sorrentino's first English-lingo production is a road trip of stunning scope yet deep intimacy, featuring an aged rock star-turned-Nazi hunter played by Sean Penn at his transformative best.