Kevin Bishop

Enjoyable French trilogy ends lightly.
Eleven years after he began it, with 2003’s L’auberge espagnole (aka The Spanish Apartment), and eight years since its middle instalment, 2006’s Russian Dolls, French writer-director Cedric Klapisch at last completes his ‘trilogy of romantic...
As funny as a funeral.
The writing/producing team behind 2007 Brit farce Death At A Funeral transplants most of the same plot points but none of the laughs to Stephan Elliot’s truly awful local comedy, A Few Best Men.
An odious Master of the Universe learns some humanity from his maid.
FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL: Cédric Klapisch’s over-ripe melodrama My Piece of the Pie is a preposterous, unengaging tale of a loathsome financial hotshot and his winsome cleaning lady.The characters serve more as mouthpieces for the writer-director’s...
Though more-than-watchable, there’s an undeniable hollowness at Irina Palm’s centre.
There’s a good mix of pathos and comedy here.
Marianne Faithful stars as Maggie, a desperate widow willing to do whatever it takes to save her grandson’s life. The little boy has only weeks to live, unless he can fly to Australia to receive experimental treatment. His parents are broke and...