By establishing a world with bizarre characters and twisted logic, Lanthimos is able to mine the drawn-out, if inevitable, build-up to a dramatic conclusion for an equal measure of laughs and chills.
Denis manages to create a world far more similar to reality than most romantic comedies, one full of genuine awkwardness and mishaps and no dramatic conclusion.
Aryan can fly. No one knows how, or why, but not only can the lead character of Kornél Mundruczó’s “Jupiter’s Moon” rise above the ground, he is practically invulnerable.
Much of what could be boring in “120 Battements par Minute (120 Beats per Minute),” written, edited, and directed by Robin Campillo, is not.
Bong Joon-ho’s latest feature follows the titular, genetically modified pig and her human caretaker Mija (Seo Hyun Ahn) through the world of corporate greed and animal–rights activism.
Not only is it clear that the brilliant and playful mind that has made Varda into the living legend of cinema that she is remains undimmed, but she has found for us a new guard, ready to step into the light.
There is very little one can do to be fully prepared for his or her first Cannes.
One of the key lines of the film, uttered by Zhenya’s new lover, states simply, “Lovelessness: one cannot live in that state.” By the conclusion, this state takes on the meaning of state as government.
Although clichéd, the story finds room for genuine warmth and sweetness, and is worth a watch for any family.
Ruth, the protagonist, is being guided in her rampage by her unborn daughter. The mastermind behind her killing spree is a surprisingly articulate fetus.
“Dirty Projectors” is the first album released by the band since frontman David Longstreth and his longtime partner Amber Coffman broke up, and that loss makes itself felt on every song.
Is flânerie, this art of idling, possible for women? Can a woman walk through city streets, unobserved but always observing? Is there such a thing as a flâneuse?
The diversity and talent of Harvard College was on full display Saturday evening at the Harvard Foundation’s 32nd Cultural Rhythms show. The show—part of a whole week of dialogue around race, ethnicity, and gender—featured many of Harvard’s cultural performance groups.
Nothing much happens in “After the Storm,” a family drama written and directed by Hirokazu Koreeda, but this never seems to matter: It is less a story than a journey for the audience to get to know the characters.
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