Izlet (A Trip)

FOREIGN FILM OSCAR REVIEW: ‘A Trip’ (Slovenia)

Grade: B- Let’s say I told you I’d just seen a character-driven film about young woman and two twentysomething guys taking a road trip to the beach, in days filled with self-discovery and youthful indiscretion. …

Little White Lies

REVIEW: Little White Lies (2012)

Grade: C The American stereotype of French films is that of a string of conversations, languidly paced, with little plot connecting them apart from the troubled relationships and intersecting desires of idle, upper-middle-class characters.  People…

REVIEW: ‘Potiche’

Grade: B+ Potiche, the latest film from French director François Ozon, opens with a slow zoom towards our protagonist as she jogs solitary against a nature background and ends with a slow zoom out away…

2011 Cannes Film Festival Lineup Announced

After three years of speculation, Terence Malick's The Tree of Life will finally get a Cannes premier. The official lineup for the 64th Cannes Film Festival was announced early this morning (via Rope of Silicon)…

REVIEW: ‘Certified Copy’

Grade: A The latest film from Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami, Certified Copy begins with the same joke twice. While waiting for author James Miller (William Shimell) to give a lecture his translator (Angelo Barbagallo) apologizes…