The film sets an expansive discussion of the fraught status of French republicanism around a summer writing class.
Robin Campillo’s BPM (Beats Per Minute) is at its most intimate when observing the exchange of war stories.
Given all its clumsily executed genre detours and tonal fluctuations, Rebecca Zlutowski’s film suggests an amateur juggling act.
Robin Campillo’s 120 Beats Per Minute offers more than just the compelling social-realist ideas on its surface.
Robin Campillo stages a theater of confrontation that deftly seeks to dismantle stereotypical representation.
Maybe the release of Land of the Dead will bring some needed attention to this avant zombie flick.
This vision of the dead sharing the same space as the living isn’t predicated on a gimmicky reduction of human faith.