Dominique Strauss-Kahn's scandal has already inspired a Law & Order: SVU episode, but now it's going to become a film starring Gérard Depardieu as the former International Monetary Fund head. According to the AFP, director Abel Ferrara told Le Monde about plans for the film, which he said would sh ... More >>
So, French legend Gerard Depardieu peed on an Air France jet's carpet after being told by a flight attendant that he couldn't use le bathroom until the plane was at its cruising altitude. This resulted in le horror, delays, and a terrible odor. So Gerard, I have this advice to you so you ca ... More >>
What is it about planes and people and August? Was it just last year, in this very month, that flight attendent Steven Slater was grabbing two beers and heading down his JetBlue flight's emergency chute, to certain fame and then infamy and then, well, just now while attempting to Google him w ... More >>
Superheroes, sequels, and TWO Conans! Summer has arrived.
A mesmerizing chat with the star of gangster epic Mesrine
Vincent Cassel has popped up in films like Elizabeth (in which he was a drag queen), Oceans 12 (in which he was a thief), and Cronenberg's upcoming The Dangerous Method (in which he's a crazed, coked-out patient who "fucks everybody," as Cassel described it to me.)
Green card. This marriage will totally last.U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services have announced today that the Permanent Resident Card -- aka, the "Green Card" -- will be redesigned to incorporate several major new security features (and -- hey, hey! -- deter immigration fraud).
The doyenne of French letters and her own industry of trance-y movies
Hits, misses, and a whole lotta crazy at this year's showcase of new Gallic cinema
The Witnesses: erotic, not lurid The 46th annual New York Film Festival opens tomorrow, and as the Voice's own J. Hoberman, one of the festival's five programmers, puts it, "Cannes, as usual, was the prospector's mother lode." Which means, among other things, that the Frenchies are coming. NYFF 200 ... More >>
Nice to see an action movie that takes Europe, not America. But that's about it.
Poetic French image-maker moves on to high-toned soaps
Get your avant-garde fix with plenty of experimental cinema this season
Class, race, power, geography: Why Paris and its suburbs just keep burning
Rustic eccentrics wax philosophical and 'terroirists' denounce globalizers in wine doc
Annual French buffet offers an array of international flavors, both original and orthodox
The context of no context: A self-questioning French director who insisted on imperfection
French collaborationist farce drowns in decor
Apocalyptic misanthropy and bourgeois adultery at an annual French film showcase
The season's globe-trotting films bring mankind closer together, or at least pretend to on-screen
Undivine Interventions From Cambodia to Chechnya
Neutral Territory, Global Voices
Old Script or New, the Character's Motive Is Always the Mystery
Two New Inflammatory Films Get the Catholic Church Hot and Bothered
Wrestling With the Legacy of Cinematic Colossus Jean-Luc Godard
World's Hardest Movie Quiz
Hardest Movie Quiz Answers Revealed
Thrillers! Satires! Westerns! Indies! Blockbusters! Sequels!
Movie Buffs Pick Their Favorite Endings
[Spoilers are in bold]