Pedro Almodovar has spent a career finding the pleasure in perversity, a talent that works both for and against "The Skin I Live In."
English actress and icon Charlotte Rampling is given a documentary once-over in tune with her nonconformist personality.
French politics in general and the ascent to power of current President Nicolas Sarkozy in particular are presented as a tragicomic circus act in "The Conquest."
"Hanezu" works moderately well as an emotionally grisly account of a relationship's dissolution, but less so as an allegory of a nation grappling with its history and suffering terrible loss.
A formally elegant, dramatically faithful retelling of Masaki Kobayashi's 1962 black-and-white classic "Harakiri," this slow-burning tragedy will disappoint auds expecting a nonstop slash-'em-up from…
The epitome of an in-joke, "Pater" is a confounding slog for most anyone else.
A confident and beautifully crafted second film from Norwegian helmer Joachim Trier.
It's the end of the world but also the start of something new for Lars von Trier, whose mind-blowing "Melancholia" offers perhaps the gentlest depiction of annihilation one could imagine from any…