A Tokyo punk and ditzy hairdresser hook up to myopic effect in "Tokyo Eyes," a wannabe study of youth anomie by French helmer Jean-Pierre Limosin that's as vacuous as its leads.
A bold attempt at a comedy-thriller set in the near future in Belfast, this first feature from David Caffrey shows plenty of promise and chutzpah, but veers wildly in tone from sweet romantic comedy…
At first glance, Quentin Tarantino's "Pulp Fiction" may appear ripe for spoofing: It features memorable characters, indelibly loopy dialogue and several unforgettable scenes. In reality, however, the…
The dark dementia lurking beneath placid everyday life bubbles to the surface in Todd Solondz's "Happiness," a disturbing black comedy that, at bottom, is about all the trouble sex causes people. A…
With films like "Toto the Hero," "C'est arrive pres de chez nous," "La promesse" and "Ma vie en rose," the Directors Fortnight has earned a reputation in recent years for interesting discoveries from…
Though he has not yet attracted the international attention he deserves, Aussie auteur Rolf de Heer has established himself as an uncompromising filmmaker who, with pics like "Bad Boy Bubby" (1993)…
It's just a matter of degrees that separates the good cops from the bad ones in "Phoenix." And though the film attempts to give the genre material a hip, complex spin, the efforts are largely…
A glossy, sexy, twisty comic thriller, "Goodbye Lover" may be the first film about which you can say that it's enjoyable as long as Don Johnson is in it.
There's a charming innocence to "Christmas in August" that is both endearing and ultimately irksome. The naive approach of first-time feature helmer Hur Jin-Ho helps make the pic an original…