Wednesday, December 17 2008
French director Catherine Breillat has always been walking a line, often associated with words like 'controversy' and 'censorship'.
Sunday, November 23 2008
Saturday, September 20 2008
Thursday, June 5 2008
Monday, April 28 2008
If May almost tent-poled itself out of existence, June will be even worse. After all, are audiences really ready for 13 major release in less than two months -- with more to come?
Wednesday, April 18 2007
Marie Antoinette's veneer is so impregnably varnished, so buffed to such an imposing sheen, that any attempt at critical ingress either bounces off of or slides down its glossy façade.
Friday, October 20 2006
A girl made queen by the peculiar forces of 18th-century statecraft, Marie is by turns amused, alarmed, and pissed off, mercurial and imperious as only a teenager can be.
Friday, April 7 2006
Based on the 'autobiographical' work of J.T. Leroy, The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things announces itself as 'unreliable'.
Friday, August 5 2005
A mediation on sadness, desire, lack of direction... and yes, Kurt Cobain, Last Days seems almost to stretch out its minutes.
Friday, June 24 2005
Predictably macabre, darkly comic, and grimly class conscious, Land of the Dead imagines a world where humans turn against each other when facing dreadful fates.