A handsome historical epic gets a romantic comedy makeover.
This handsomely mounted epic-in-miniature has fabulously respectable credentials. It’s the kind of picture that cynics call Oscar fodder. It’s a period piece that hangs heavy with weighty themes and real-life characters, gloriously mounted period...
Biopics that help define a much-loved talent have an inherent drama that usually makes them watchable, but overcoming the conventions of the genre can be tough. Despite a sweetly eccentric turn by Ann Marie Duff and some true-life twists that...
A bland, unfunny Gallic/English stew.
The debut feature from clapper loader-turned director Jackie Oudney, French Film is a trifling romantic comedy which lacks two vital ingredients: passion and wit.The screenplay by Aschlin Ditta is obviously intended as a parody on French art...