Andrzej Wajda's stirring biopic of Polish Solidarity leader Lech Walesa is old-fashioned in the best sense.
Roman Polanski once again transfers a New York stage hit to the screen with maximum fidelity and facility, and a minimum of fuss.
This acid-drenched four-hander never shakes off a mannered, hermetic feel that consistently betrays its theatrical origins. Classy cast and pedigree should yield favorable specialty returns.
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The complex, self-referential structure of Andrzej Wajda's long-gestating "Sweet Rush" is worth pondering, but the emotional elements largely slip through the master's fingers.
The 1940 massacre by the Soviets of some 15,000 Polish Army officers at Katyn, Russia, reps the hub from which spokes of drama emanate in the WWII epic "Katyn."
Oscar foreign-language nominee "Katyn" took the most noms at the Polish film awards -- the Orlys -- on Tuesday.
Profoundly confusing "In Bloom" arrives at some very tenuous moral conclusions that might alienate much of its supposed target audience.
Overstuffed and fatally miscast, "All the King's Men" never comes to life. Despite location shooting and obvious sincerity, this second screen version of Robert Penn Warren's Pulitzer Prize-winning…