On east, west, and how all stories are autobiography
Director Evan Glodell talks breakups and homemade bombs. Plus, summer film picks.
Carlos wuz robbed
The competition isn't fierce but the Romanians are!
The lackluster latest from France
One of the zingiest presences on the scene, Dirty Martini--aka "the chairman of the broad"--is a Rubensian beauty who knows how to shake it up (literally) while stirring an audience so fervently they're afraid to get up because the seat is wet. I gave the good-time gal a call (and no, it was ... More >>
This touching family comedy is a holiday feast, with extra stuffing
Neither shaken nor stirred
Corporate crimes meet crimes of humanity
From the seer, suckers: The nominees, plus trash talk about some non-nominees
Julian Schnabel sees only treacle in the story of paralyzed Elle editor Jean-Dominique Bauby
Making lemonade from lemons; reflections about a golden eye; jousting with Joosten.
Advice from grannies and trannies; other topics are glossed over
Revisiting a postNew Wave director's fixations with Gallic gamines and classic lit
No more drama: Arnaud Desplechin's light tragicomedy
Regal cinema: Desplechin's extravagant soap opera boasts at least four ideas a minute
Desplechin's double-jointed narratives in first U.S. retro
Young guns Jaoui and Jia mingle with old masters Bergman, Rohmer, and Godard at NYFF