A government office that functions much like "The Office" is the setting for a sparkling and savvy comedy of political manners from the unlikely hand of veteran French auteur Bertrand Tavernier.
When the BBC's new leader took over six weeks ago, the Beeb was glowing in the remarkable success of the London Olympics. Now, the U.K. pubcaster and its fledgling director general, George Entwistle…
When helmer Tom Shu-yu Lin set out to create a film version of one of his favorite books -- Taiwanese author and illustrator Jimmy Liao's "The Starry, Starry Night" -- he had in mind a small arthouse…
"Goodbye Bafana," vet helmer Bille August's telling of the friendship between one-time political prisoner and South African Prime Minister Nelson Mandela and his prison warden James Gregory, is a…
The kids are growing, but not as fast as "Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams," a sequel that's much too big for its britches. Writer-director-and-everything-else Robert Rodriguez has fallen into…
Let's get right to the point. Bernard Goldberg's "Bias" could have been -- no, should have been -- a valuable critique of the way television news presents information to the American public. Instead…
When's the last time you saw "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and came away loving the lovers? That is perhaps the singular achievement of Jonathan Miller's enjoyably perverse Almeida production of this…