Loosely based on the true story of an S&M relationship gone awry, "Tied" suffocates with its self-importance and ponderous art direction (think 25 shades of gray).
VENICE - The 69th Venice Film Festival kicked off Wednesday with a mix of politics, spectacle, and stars for its opening ceremony, followed by the bow of Mira Nair's "The Reluctant Fundamentalist."
The multiple personalities that helmer Kamen Kalev believes co-exist within us all find their match in the oddly schizophrenic storytelling of "The Island."
Paris-based shingle Le Pacte has picked up two Bulgarian pics playing at Cannes: Directors' Fortnight player "The Island" and Critics' Week's screener "Ave."
Both evocative and faithful in its depiction of the famed French singer's lascivious life.
A ripping Gallic yarn that should match or exceed the robust figures of its predecessor.
Thoughtful, intelligent and classically beautiful, Raul Ruiz's adaptation of Jean Giono's novel presents a challenge for auds unfamiliar with Giono's work. This story of a peasant girl, living in…