Marie represents Bertrand Tavernier’s main area of interest, but the characters and situations surrounding her are given no less vivid, detailed treatment by the filmmaker.
The film spends its first half humiliating its actresses only to show in the end that the thing’s all heart.
With Eclipse's latest, the amount of region 1-available Naruse increases sixfold, but it's still just the tip of the iceberg.
Li Hongqi strips down Roy Andersson’s deadpan minimalism to the point where there’s barely anything left.
Curling is a psychological study that refuses to go deeper than what the naked eye can detect.
The film acts as something like a quad erat demonstrandum of the way the Turkish ruling classes perpetuate themselves.
Whether in literature or film, the boarding-school setting tends to lend itself to one of a handful of possible narratives.
Take Me Home Tonight is too invested in the diminishing laughs to be found in juvenile behavior.
The film’s principal project is to trade in questionable racial characterization as a catalyst for its white protagonist’s personal fulfillment.