The tantalizing title and premise are stronger than the execution in a mockumentary in which clueless Brit documaker Jared Pilvis (scripter-helmer Devin Crowley) travels to America and back in search…
An exquisitely fashioned melodrama about love and regret, Wong Kar-wai's latest feature is a seductive mood piece with more style than substance. "In the Mood for Love" dazzles with a heady…
Reviewed May 17, 2000.
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Shirley MacLaine and Susan Sarandon crew: camera, Jeb Bergh; sound, Richard Ficara.
Barbara Kopple's 1976 documentary "Harlan County USA" directly inspired this Showtime film depicting a Kentucky coal-miner's wife who gets involved in a strike that turns violent. Fine performances…
(French and English dialogue)
Pretend I'm Not Here," the feature directing bow of Olivier Jahan, long-time assistant to former Directors Fortnight chief Pierre-Henri Deleau, is an intense psychological portrait of a troubled…
A cutesy, eager-to-please pseudo-docu about an actress poised on the verge of her 15 minutes, "Famous" might have made for an amusing short film but, at feature length, stumbles miles before the…
A love of movies and a love of justice --- poetic and legal varieties --- are exquisitely intertwined in "The Marcorelle Affair," a pic whose sustained aura of anything-can-happen, abetted by an…
Jam-packed with riveting perfs by some of the hottest underground Gotham bands of the early '80s, "Downtown 81" is an extraordinary real-life snapshot of hip, arty, clubland Manhattan in the…