| Oct 31, 2014
| 5:15 AM
As mankind's time on Earth comes to an end, astronauts travel through a wormhole in search of a new home for humanity. With Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain and Michael Caine. Written by Jonathan Nolan and...
| May 21, 2014
| 2:30 PM
CANNES- New York-based distributor Zeitgeist Films has acquired U.S. rights to Volker Schlondorff's historical drama "Diplomacy" from Gaumont.
Taking place on the day Paris was liberated by the Allies, "Diplomacy" chronicles the tense confrontation...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Pitiless, devastating, unadorned, "Our Children" is an exceptional film that puts the worst, most painful part of its story on the screen first. Or so you will be tempted to think.
Directed by Joachim Lafosse and starring three of Europe's top actors...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The 2013 Fall Movie Preview is a broad snapshot of films opening through Nov. 1. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
Two New York City detectives hunt for a serial killer targeting...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The most quietly terrifying presence in film today belongs to a gray-haired, 64-year-old French actor with a Danish name. If you are familiar with Niels Arestrup's work, you don't need any convincing. If you're not, "You Will Be My Son" is all the...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Gilles Legrand's harrowing psychological drama "You Will Be My Son," which opened Wednesday, is a study in contrasts.
Set in a lush French vineyard estate in Saint-Émilion near Bordeaux, the film captures the beauty and bouquet of the legendary wine...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 12:20 PM
“You Will Be My Son,” the new feature from French filmmaker Gilles Legrand, tells one of the oldest stories in the book — literally, since it echoes Cain and Abel — but does so with enough gusto to overcome some of the familiarity....
| Apr 28, 2013
The 2013 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of films opening through the end of August. Release dates (for Los Angeles) and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
FOR THE RECORD:
Sneaks list: In the...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 1:07 PM
A government office that functions much like "The Office" is the setting of "The French Minister" (released as "Quai d'Orsay" in France), a sparkling and savvy comedy of political manners from the unlikely hand of veteran French auteur Bertrand Tavernier....
| Dec 19, 2013
| 3:07 PM
It's been many years since I interviewed the late producer Daniel Toscan du Plantier, then the president of Unifrance, the key promoter of French films overseas, but I always remember a comment he made. Toscan, as everyone called him, was talking about...
| May 1, 2011
A once-successful toy executive and family man suffering from depression begins communicating through a beaver hand puppet. With Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster and Anton Yelchin. Written by Kyle Killen. Directed by Foster. Summit...