Unfortunately, the care with which the filmmakers set up Them That Follow’s context and their characters crumbles in the final act.
It often suggests the film that American Beauty might have been if the latter had been pruned of its smug hysteria.
Writer-director Franck Khalfoun’s Amityville: The Awakening is an elegant entry in a lame series of horror films.
Jean-François Richet’s film shrewdly capitalizes on Mel Gibson’s off-screen embarrassments and controversies.
The formalism fashions effective textural shortcuts to behavioral understanding that the remarkable cast fills in with finesse.
It unites a mélange of teen-film tropes into a narrative overburdened with cultural references and framing devices.
The film settles into a time-honored groove of so many forgettable juvenile comedies before it.
The film is the cinematic equivalent of a teenager, making everything more melodramatic than it needs to be, and impatient with the subtle details of life.
The most recent Rollin films to make their Blu-ray debut mark a significant departure for the filmmaker.
One of Yossi’s virtues is Eytan Fox’s refusal to boil his main character down to an easy psychological framework.
One of this season’s hottest tickets is a site-specific theater piece entitled Elective Affinities.