Does England's greatest hangman really deserve cinematic rehabilitation?
Art imitates life as U.S. directors command this year's fest, with only China rivaling for celluloid domination
Both sides now: Todd Solondz's Palindromes agitates pro-life and pro-choice camps alike
Dr. Awkward: Solondz's universe remains static and schematic, backward and forward
They want to defy the logic of all sex laws: Auteurs tackle abortion and female circumcision
Mike Leigh revisits Britain's era of back-alley abortions
Young guns Jaoui and Jia mingle with old masters Bergman, Rohmer, and Godard at NYFF
Cinematic campaigning: This fall, filmmakers assault the status quo at a theater near you