A fiercely feminist and proudly revisionist historical drama that offers a powerful and much-needed rebuke to modern Christianity. Enrapturingly beautiful and intensely emotional.
LFF is a veritable orgy of cinema, and I love it. It’s exhausting, but I love it.
French drama about nuclear workers is riveting when it focuses on the dangers of the job, less so when it devolves into a sexy working-class soap opera.
If you don’t already know who French actor Tahar Rahim is, best to stay away, because he is too intense for you.
A remarkably grounded French-Iranian drama about a broken family trying to mend; unexpectedly riveting, thanks in part to one of 2013’s best ensembles.
Harrowing and unsettling…
I kept hoping to get caught up in this untold story of the French Resistance in more than a coolly intellectual way, but that never happened.
There’s a lot of golden-age Hollywood in this tale of the earliest days, in the 1930s, of the Arab oil kingdoms. Some of it is just plain fun; some of it is cornball old-fashioned…
How a does a timid boy become a violent gangster? Like this.