Monday, January 31 2011
In our second half of 2010's overlooked offerings, we champion West Virginia 'white' trash, a mafia musical, the goriest (and goofiest) spring break ever, a trip to a town called Panic, and one unfairly dismissed, should have been an Oscar nominee mainstream hit from Ben Affleck.
Tuesday, December 15 2009
François Ozon's film might best be understood as a kind of prickly fable, or maybe a cautionary tale.
Wednesday, July 9 2003
Julie becomes Sarah's muse, her model, her irritant.
Wednesday, September 18 2002
Sabotaging the happy play of color, song, and glamour with a deeply felt despair, Ozon has finally made his subversiveness genuinely surprising.
Thursday, September 12 2013
Two films about teenage sexuality yielding contrasting results: Bruce LaBruce's Gerontophilia is a hilarious and heartbreaking portrait of a teenager's passion for an octogenarian, while François Ozon's Young & Beautiful is a chic yet tacky take on a teenage girl's decision to prostitute herself.