'Elena': Women in Putin's Russia | 15 May 2012 // 11:10 PM

The women in Elena don't fight so much as they find ways to subvert, secretly and alone. And the men go on about their business, carelessly and selfishly.

Cannes 2011: 'Elena' and 'This Must Be the Place' | 24 May 2011 // 10:25 PM

Watching This Must Be the Place, we take delight in the story of a man who refuses to grow up, especially as played by remarkable Sean Penn.


Cleaning House in the New Russia with 'Elena' | 11 Nov 2012 // 9:00 PM

Cleaning house in the new Russia.

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The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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