Play Noel Coward's "Private Lives" too real, too broad or, worse, both and it loses its champagne fizz, not to mention the wisdom beneath its wit. Perfs with subtext can deepen and even darken bon…
Despite some notable absences, an impressive crop of Euro and Hollywood titles will grace the upcoming 60th Venice Film Festival. Topper Moritz de Hadeln unveiled the official lineup Thursday in Rome.
After "Ridicule," helmer Patrice Leconte goes from the sublime to the ridiculous with "Half a Chance," a game, if choppy, excuse to reunite Gallic screen icons Jean-Paul Belmondo and Alain Delon, 28…
In "Marthe," humanist helmer Jean-Loup Hubert (best known for "Le Grand Chemin") expresses his disgust at the Great War's wastefulness, and in the process delivers an overlong examination of passion…
With high-tech special effects becoming almost tedious in Hollywood fare, low-tech special effects are beginning to acquire a renewed glamour. We all know that those giant cockroaches in "Men in…