A screwball comedy of female empowerment, Potiche marks a partial return to form for writer/director Francois Ozon, whose prolific output doesn't always live up to its hype. In Potiche (literally, 'trophy wife’), Ozon crafts a goofy political...
Fantasy cinema at its finest.
In juxtaposing the realism of a Fascist state’s adherence to spirit-crushing violence with the soaring fantasies of an innocent’s dream world, director Guillermo del Toro has created one of the most damning indictments of dictatorial politics...
An engaging yet frustrating soap opera.
Director Catherine Corsini’s edgy take on mature age infidelity never quite amounts to the sum of its parts, despite an authoritative performance from its lead actress, Kristin Scott Thomas. Leaving is an altogether frustrating film to watch at...
A gripping example of a Gothic political allegory.
SPANISH FILM FESTIVAL: Black Bread, a big prize winner at the Goya awards in 2010, has one of the best opening sequences of any film I’ve seen this year.