When the subject is immigration, outrage tends to outshout empathy. There's a lot of fear but not a lot of humanity. Which is why Samba is a film that could make a difference.
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If there is one film that changed my life, it's Nadine Labaki's Caramel. It is the kind of movie I can watch again and again, and still find hidden within it new gems of wisdom and insights.
The film is entertaining, funny, cute and having Egyptian legend Lebleba introduce the screening playing "Mama Noel," complete with red and white jacket and hat, was both surreal and cool.
Asghar Farhadi's domestic drama "The Past" follows his exceptional, Oscar-winning "A Separation" and his very fine "About Elly." Farhadi is a hugely t...
CANNES, France — The magic and glamour of Cannes can be hard to spot on a day when rain is lashing the palm trees, roiling the gray Mediterranea...
No two film festivals are alike -- and those of us who attend them professionally tend to judge them by different standards than the average festival-goers.
Black Gold is based on the 1957 book South of the Heart: A Novel of Modern Arabia by travel enthusiast and sometime race car driver Hans Ruesch, who was born in Naples of Swiss parents.
Some movies provide a light snack - and some provide a banquet, a feast of ideas, sensations and images that pull you into a world you never could (an...
"Your film has no message," I said to Jacques Audiard after the screening. "It is refreshingly free."
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