As cuttingly observed as it is pristinely composed, the film marks a step up from the Coulins' already considerable 2011 debut.
They say prostitution is the world's oldest profession, but that's only because crime doesn't pay, or else robbers, murderers and thieves would surely come first. Their exploits have been the stuff…
Last year, “Beasts of No Nation” told a story of mutilated innocence in an unnamed African hell zone, but it didn't feel compelled to add a token white hero (the caring photojournalist! the…
Veteran documentarian Brendan J. Bryne's feature does an excellent job contextualizing this famous chapter for viewers not already steeped in modern Irish history.
“Film me while I die” is a completely extraordinary thing to ask, but it was the request made/challenge thrown down by French feminist activist Thérèse Clerc just a few months ago to documentarian…
In her aces debut feature "Divines", Houda Benyamina has what ought to be a career-making film on her hands.
Anticipation is an easy thing to have at a film festival, and it's safe to say that the mood of what-is-he-going-to-do-now? that preceded the Cannes premiere showing of “The Neon Demon,” the new film…
The Dardenne brothers are a key stylistic influence in this sturdy character study that nevertheless suffers from an over-reliance on 1st person voice-over.
When you watch the great rock & rollers (Mick Jagger, Jim Morrison, Johnny Rotten, Prince, Elvis), it's easy to feel that each of them has a wild animal inside, a jubilant — or angry — erotic…
"The Last Laugh" asks the non-musical question—well, unless you're talking about "The Producers"—"Can Nazis and the Final Solution ever be funny? Should they be joked about?"
An elegantly mounted but effortfully cryptic foray into narrative filmmaking from promising Italian docmaker Alessandro Comodin.