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Late to the Party for The Intouchables

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 10.23.2012 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Some day there will probably be an American version of this story. We can only hope that the magic of this story of hope can be captured. For now the original is my choice for best film of the year.

OFF-HOLLYWOOD: The Five Best Indie Movies To See This Month

Leonard Maltin | Posted 08.01.2012 | Arts
Leonard Maltin

Even during summer months it's possible for discerning moviegoers to find adult fare if they're just willing to seek it out. Here are my picks for June.

ReThink Review: The Intouchables - France's 'Magic Negro,' or Something More?

Jonathan Kim | Posted 07.29.2012 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

By making Driss and Philippe fully realized characters (the film is based on a true story) with histories and lots to learn about life and each other, The Intouchables manages to escape the trappings of the Magic Negro genre.

Directors: Intouchables Not About Race

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.25.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Based on a true story, The Intouchables tells the story of Philippe, a quadriplegic who hires a Senegalese immigrant named Driss as his caregiver. Driss, just out of prison for robbery, seems an unlikely choice -- but he and Philippe develop a bond that goes beyond employer-employee.

Movie Review: The Intouchables

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.21.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Based on a true story, The Intouchables is a movie that already has been tarred with the condescending brush of American critics who mischaracterize it as patronizing to the character of Driss.