Like the glorious, overripe Michel Legrand score lavished over an otherwise quiet affair, there's something knowingly, beguilingly out of time about "The Price of Fame," an ostensibly humble crime…
The helmer's third semi-autobiographical feature touches on themes of mortality and middle-aged panic in a mostly breezy, intelligent style.
France's Xavier Beauvois, helmer of hit "Of Gods and Men," is set to follow up with his first comedy, "La Rancon de la gloire."
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A well-observed but emotionally muted costume drama that might well have been titled "My Week With Marie Antoinette."
Arguably writer-helmer Bertrand Bonello's most straightforward pic, and none the worse for it, "House of Tolerance" explores life in an upmarket brothel at the turn of the last century.
Xavier Beauvois' "Of Gods and Men" and Roman Polanski's "The Ghost Writer" topped kudos Friday night at Gaul's 36th Cesar Awards ceremony, hosted by Jodie Foster as honorary president.
Top honors were spread wide at the 36th French Academy Cesar Awards, Gaul's equivalent of the Oscars.
"The Social Network" led the charge at the 31st London Film Critics' Circle Awards on Thursday.
Xavier Beauvois' "Of Gods and Men" leads the race for Gaul's Cesar Awards, announced Friday by the French Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Disney's "Tangled" will open the 21st Yubari Fantatic Film Festival, which unspools Feb. 24-28 in Yubari on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido.