Portrait of the artist as a battered wife.
Jan Troell’s ode to art therapy is the kind of old fashioned tale that we don’t much see anymore. Elegant in its simplicity, Everlasting Moments documents the emancipation of a working class family matriarch amid the centrifugal forces of the...
Hollywood remake preserves intimacy of Israeli original.
Alternate titles for The Debt, a decades-spanning thriller pivoting on a nail-biting mission behind the Iron Curtain, could be 'Gravitas,' or 'History Rears Its Head' or 'While It's Entirely Possible That The Truth Will Set You Free, Lies Will...
It bursts with genuine affection for its characters...
This romantic comedy deals with the lives and would be pairings of six misfits living in a Danish town. Writer/director Lone Scherfig’s beautifully textured screenplay overcomes any limitations of the genre by creating real and sympathetic...
A solid, finely performed family saga.
Minor Mishaps is the story of a family in meltdown after the accidental death of the mother. The three children of John (Jorgen Kiil) gather around him after the sudden death of his wife. There's the baby of the family Marianne (Maria Wuergler...
Some filmmakers improve with age. Clint Eastwood is one and fellow actor/director/producer Sydney Pollack is another. Both in their 70s, they continue to make interesting and sometimes quite powerful films that speak to a broad audience. The Way...