Sometimes an even greater mystery than why someone chose to create a particular movie is why someone else chose to fund it.
Toronto Film Festival
This listless and drastically underdeveloped drama, scarcely begins to fulfill its title.
A squashed extra, an assassination plot, blackmail, riots, raging libidos, ghastly ego trips and, of course, a few song-and-dance numbers play into an enjoyably antic farce.
Since his worldwide success in 1990 with "Cyrano De Bergerac" — which broke out of the foreign-language category to receive four other Oscar nominations (including one for star Gerard Depardieu)…
"Bolshoi Babylon" proves that Russia's most famous performing-arts institution is like the Kremlin, in that the secrets behind its cut-throat internal politics generally stay secret.
With his flair for elaborate choreography and sinuous camerawork, it was only a matter of time before that Hong Kong genre mixmaster Johnnie To got around to directing a full-blown musical.
One lucky human will decide which of two anthropomorphic (m)animals — unruly ursine Kumatetsu or his well-behaved, half-boar rival Iozen — gets to rule an exclusive parallel realm in "The Boy and the…
Opening with a bang and ending with a whimper, "French Blood" follows more than 20 years in the life of a neo-Nazi skinhead, from the bloody street fights of his youth to a transformative adulthood.
An exercise in minimalist sci-fi from one of world cinema's most prolific maximalists.
If Telluride and Venice helped set the table for potential best picture entries, the Toronto Film Festival served up a number of standout performances in movies that themselves may or may not…
Neither concert film nor behind-the-scenes doc nor avant-garde objet d'art, "The Reflektor Tapes" attempts to be all three at once.