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Tuesday, September 9 2014

The Teachers Are the Children in ‘Words and Pictures’

The premise of the film is too silly to ring as true, but the palpable chemistry of Clive Owen and Juliette Binoche makes this an enjoyable trifle.


Tuesday, May 29 2012

Cannes 2012: Day 10 - ‘Cosmopolis’ + ‘11.25’ +‘The Taste of Money’

David Cronenberg directs and writes this adaptation of Don DeLillo’s Cosmopolis, Koji Wakamatsu's take on Yukio Mishima in 11.25, and the really weak The Taste of Money from Korea's Im Sang-soo.


Wednesday, January 14 2009

Outside the Lines - The Top 20 International/Indie Films of 2008

With many indie/international films receiving more and more mainstream approval from unfamiliar audiences, many of the titles here could be considered part of the overall 2008 Best Of. But their individuality and multicultural appeal keep them a quality concept apart.


Wednesday, May 7 2008

The Flight of the Red Balloon (Le Voyage du ballon rouge)

In Hou Hsiao-hsien's first French film, interactions are mirrored and refracted, images of images, reflections of longing.


Wednesday, January 9 2008

All Around the World: The Best International/Indie Films of 2007

Beginning and ending with the superlative filmmaking of Jia Zhang-ke, traversing the nooks and crannies of the globe, PopMatters presents the 20 best international and indie films of 2007.


Friday, October 26 2007

Dan in Real Life

Dan's behavior is increasingly creepy -- possessive, obsessive, and utterly self-centered.


Wednesday, June 20 2007

Part 4: Challenging Convention

As cinema went completely commercial, abandoning art for artifice, true aesthetic acumen was hard to come by. Luckily, for the movies included herein, it was their difference, as well as their diversity, that helped them stand out from the rest of the high concept hackwork.


Wednesday, February 7 2007

Hail Mary (1985)

A totally confounding and disappointing film, coupled with another that finds depth in its relative economy.


Monday, January 29 2007

Breaking and Entering (2006)

While Breaking and Entering leans heavily on its metaphors (see especially, the titular allusions), it doesn't make any of its roiling notions compelling.


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In My Country (2005) (Reviews) [11.Mar.05]
Chocolat (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Alice and Martin (1998) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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