A splashy Berlin Film Festival premiere may not have been the ideal launch strategy for this modestly scaled first feature co-written and directed by Madonna, which arrives in the U.S. having been torn limb from celluloid limb by Euro critics. Apparently, they didn't get the memo—included in the press notes—in which the Material Girl says that while she has "always been inspired by the films of Goddard [sic], Visconti, Passolini [sic] and Fellini," she expects it will be some time before she's able to "make something that comes close to their genius." Genius isn't... More >>>