By now, you have surely heard something about Michael Haneke's Amour-- likely that it is a film dealing with the ravages of extreme old age and the human body's gradual betrayal of itself, and the effect this has on those who must bear witness.
You may also know something about its director, Micha ... More >>
After operating at maybe 75 percent of its potential for almost its
first full week, on Sunday the Cannes Film Festival kicked into full
auteurist gear, with the premieres of three formally audacious new works
from three contemporary international art film stars: Michael Haneke's Amour (which we ... More >>
Hot French double-amputee on bare-knuckle boxer sex. Fleshy Austrian cougar cycles between multiple young, fit African gigolos.
Loglines of highly-specific fetish porn, or of movies premiering Thursday in the Cannes Film Festival main competition?
Perhaps both, but definitely the latter: Oscar win ... More >>
Two-time Oscar winner Sean Penn has played a killer, a gay, and a psycho--all on screen, that is.
And now he's stretching his muscles by donning some very vivid makeup and hair design (not to mention wrist jewelry) to play an aging Goth rocker in a movie called This Must Be The Place.
Sleigh Bells' Alexis Krauss, meeting her public. Photo by Santiago FelipeIn this week's Village Voice, Rob Harvilla attempts to describe the planet-obliterating joys of Sleigh Bells, Zach Baron on LCD Soundsystem's sardonically devastating This Is Happening, and Sean Fennessey explains why th ... More >>
Our longtime film critic J. Hoberman is filing regular dispatches from this year's Cannes. The Festival is nearly over, but the question still remains: who will win the Palme?
Penelope Cruz in Broken Embraces: Is this Pedro Almodovar's year?
The marche has closed up shop, the trades have published ... More >>