In the movie Arrival, Amy Adams plays Louise, a linguist dealing with some creatures from outer space in Denis Villaneuve's parable bringing into our ...
With that backdrop in mind, here are 10 reasons why it was inevitable that Brad Pitt would cheat on Angelina Jolie with someone at some point in time.
Marion Cotillard could not be more beautiful. In Nicole Garcia's From the Land of the Moon she plays a sensuous adolescent with furious sexual desires.
Soooo much to cover in one, brief segment! First, I look at the French animated film April and the Extraordinary World, and how it takes on the genre ...
I leave the house with the computer in my backpack and move to a café, thinking that after all -- despite the difficulties and fears and insecurities -- my life as a 20-something is not too bad. The problem is, things don't usually go the way we hope. And to work in a café, at least for me, means that I can never find the concentration I need to write good enough.
La Grenouille experienced a British invasion yesterday for a lunch celebrating the film Far From the Madding Crowd, based on Thomas Hardy's beloved 19th century novel.
What makes French films, eh, French? The facile answer: a focus on love: married, obsessive, at first sight. In its 20th season the popular Rendez Vous at Lincoln Center, shows a penchant for action adventure -- and, serial killers.
Museums such as the Louvre simply would not exist if everyone saw a work of art once, and that's it. Therefore, why would anyone even bother decorating their own house with some art, if only planning to look at it just once? That also, can be the power of film.
But their newest, Two Days, One Night, pulled me in almost instantly and held me to its gripping conclusion. It's a small story -- an individual's fight for her economic life and that of her family in the suburbs of Liege, Belgium.
Say whatever else you want to about 2014, here's one thing I know for sure. It had 365 days. And since new movies opened on screens across the USA on a great many of those days, I feel compelled to consider the year in films.
I've been covering the New York Film Festival since 1987 and have, over the years, developed a bit of a love/hate relationship with it, as an institution (specifically, Film Society of Lincoln Center) and as a festival.
The Dardennes offer a fascinating glimpse of the human face when confronted up-close with a moral choice between compassion and self-interest.
Watching a Dardenne film always reminds of the anxiety and trepidation I felt before getting a tenured job. Their new film Two Days, One Night, which premiered this week at Cannes, did the same.
While not perfect, it is more than just a feel-good sports movie about overcoming obstacles (though it is, in fact, that). Million Dollar Arm is less a movie about sports (in this case, baseball) than a film about one man's transformation from sports agent to human being.
The closing awards ceremony of the Marrakech International Film Festival this evening was unusually emotional for me -- for after a week of running in...
The Marrakech International Film Festival opened this weekend with a ceremony introducing the star-studded jury, including French actress Marion Cotil...