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Frank Capra

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  • Film Review: 'The Fool'

    Frank Capra would approve of "The Fool," a forceful Russian drama in which a lone plumber stands up to a corrupt system on behalf of the people living in a squalid apartment building. With giant cracks running from the foundation to the roof, the crumbling structure could be a metaphor for the country itself, insinuating that decades of embezzling and all-around mismanagement have left things in a precarious state. After playing Cannes with his previous feature, "The Major," writer-director Yury Bykov delivers another major work, this one even more deserving of international attention, both in festivals and commercial venues.
  • Hitting the target: David Lapham on ‘Stray Bullets,’ ‘Murder Me Dead’

     
    “Comics isn't like being a doctor, where you need to have all this schooling and technical knowledge,” David Lapham says. […]

    Pedro Almodovar To Receive 6th Lumiere Award

    MADRID -- Following in the illustrious footsteps of Clint Eastwood (2009), Milos Forman (2010). Gerard Depardieu (2011), Ken Loach (2012) and Quentin Tarantino (2013), Pedro Almodovar will receive the 6th Lumiere Award at France's 2014 Lumiere-Grand...

    Variety's Scott Foundas Remembers Paul Mazursky: A Poetic Farceur of American Lives

    "Are you happy?" the woman asks her husband midway through Paul Mazursky's "Blume in Love" (1973), to which he replies, "I'm just not miserable." It is a flashback to earlier, relatively happier times in the busted-up marriage of the divorce lawyer...

    Film Review: 'The Angriest Man in Brooklyn'

    It's movie night, and you can choose between crazy-shouty Robin Williams (think "The Fisher King") and blubbering feel-good Robin Williams (like the one who discovers his son, dead from autoerotic asphyxiation, in "World's Greatest Dad"). Which would...