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  • San Sebastian Film Review: 'Felix and Meira'

    Felix, a middle-aged atheist adrift without family ties, and Meira, a young Hasidic woman feeling lost and smothered under nearly the opposite circumstances, find tentative connection in one another in Canadian helmer Maxime Giroux's somberly seductive "Felix and Meira." Though set in present-day Montreal, this tender romance unfolds like an episode from another century, paying the sort of careful attention to social boundaries you'd expect to find in a classic forbidden-love novel. While neither Meira's arc nor her Orthodox Jewish environment constitutes especially new territory, the pic distinguishes itself through subtlety and sensitivity, offering quiet reflection for festival and arthouse auds.
  • Israel's austere 'Policeman' makes no compromises

    Israel's austere 'Policeman' makes no compromises
    "Policeman" is an austere and fatalistic film, a discomforting and despairing look at Israeli society through the parallel examination of subcultures inevitably fated to clash. The debut feature for writer-director Nadav Lapid, "Policeman" was...

    'Fill the Void': Israel's Haredi sect explored from within ★★★

    'Fill the Void': Israel's Haredi sect explored from within ★★★
    An elegant miniature, Rama Burshtein's "Fill the Void" labors under a narrative inevitability, but it's artful work nonetheless. We're in the hushed confines and spaces of the ultra-Orthodox community of Tel Aviv. Barely 18, the daughter of a rabbi,...

    New releases: Joss Whedon's take on 'Much Ado About Nothing'

    "Much Ado About Nothing" Available on VOD beginning Tuesday The degree to which viewers connect with Joss Whedon's modern-dress adaptation may depend on how familiar they are with Whedon's TV shows "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "Angel," "Dollhouse"...

    Review: Transfixing 'Fill the Void' looks at love by arrangement

    A mother and daughter anxiously scan the aisles of an Israeli supermarket. They're not looking for fresh produce but rather a clandestine glimpse of a young man a matchmaker has proposed as a potential husband for the daughter. The mother's eye is...