The hints of glib cleverness that hovered around Rian Johnson's debut, "Brick," burst into full, glaring view in his cheeky follow-up, "The Brothers Bloom."
San Sebastian Film Festival
French-born vet Tsilla Chelton gives a remarkable performance as an Alzheimer's-afflicted country matriarch juggled among a trio of urban Istanbul siblings in the confident, satisfying drama…
The promising intrigue of a husband's bullheaded obsession with his wife's lover falls flat in "The Other Man," directed with an indifferent hand by Richard Eyre.
Talented Belgian writer-director Fien Troch engages in a difficult dramatic game with her second film, "Unspoken," and falls short of the mark. Intensely involved with the emotionally alienated and…
The line between dramatizing physical abuse and causing genuine physical harm to actors looks to have been crossed in Samira Makhmalbaf's repellent "Two-Legged Horse." Written by Makhmalbaf's…
Meryl Streep and Antonio Banderas will receive career achievement Donostia Awards at this month's 56th San Sebastian Film Festival.
Richard Eyre's "The Other Man" and Rian Johnson's "The Brothers Bloom" will open and close the 56th San Sebastian Festival.
Carlos Serrano Azcona's "El Arbol" and Santiago Loza's "Artico" feature in San Sebastian's Films in Progress, one of the Spanish confab's key industry showcases.
Paul Thomas Anderson's searing portrait of overweening ambition, "There Will Be Blood," has won the Fipresci (the Intl. Federation of Film Critics) Grand Prix for film of the year.
Debut features by prominent short filmmakers -- Palestinian Najwa Najjar's "Pomegranates and Myrrh" and Moroccan Mohamed Chrif Tribak's "Le temps des camarades" -- are included in the San Sebastian…