“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 [ital] they be joked about?"
An elegantly mounted but effortfully cryptic foray into narrative filmmaking from promising Italian docmaker Alessandro Comodin.
The doctor protagonist is one of a pantheon of characters who think of themselves as good people yet by manipulating the system triggers just one more cascade of corruption.
Very smoothly directed by Claudio Giovannesi ("Alì Blue Eyes"), making his third feature, the film provides a magnetic showcase for newcomer Daphne Scoccia (who appears in every scene of her first…
There’s nothing scarier than not knowing what you should be scared of. “The Wailing” erupts with a string of gruesome deaths in an insular village, but the investigation unleashes a greater terror…
In what is essentially a prequel to her Oscar-winning portrait of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, "Citizenfour," director Laura Poitras leverages incredible access to WikiLeaks founder Julian…