Sunday, March 15 2009
‘Congorama’ and ‘A Wind from Wyoming’ are wildly different in style and success in this two-film collection.
Wednesday, December 6 2006
The Dardenne brothers are such conscientious filmmakers -- they know how to photograph an idea -- but sometimes their style has the effect of making life seem smaller, simpler, and less interesting than it really is.
Thursday, March 23 2006
Winner of the 2005 Palme d'Or at the Cannes, L'enfant takes an abrupt turn that's not so startling as it initially seems.
Thursday, January 16 2003
Unfailingly disciplined, the Dardennes resist glib payoffs and easy answers.
Thursday, August 15 2002
Carla and Paul form an odd couple, slouching towards romance while successfully defending (and defining) their common interests against powerful and dangerous people.