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RED SPARROW First Trailer: Jennifer Lawrence, Russian Sex Spy

In the upcoming thriller Red Sparrow, Jennifer Lawrence reteams with director Francis Lawrence -- he helmed three of the Hunger Games installments -- and the first trailer paints her as a Russian sex spy. Frankly, I am baffled by the...

Toronto 2017 Dispatch: Worldwide Faves Deliver in their Mother Tongues

Although it's often the big Hollywood awards movies that get the most column inches, TIFF is always loaded with international films. 2017 is no different with many a Foreign Language Oscar submission making its North American debut at the festival....

Toronto 2014 Review: Roskam's THE DROP Is A Top Notch Crimer And Fitting Goodbye For Gandolfini

Michael Roskam burst onto the scene three years ago with his Belgian bovine crime drama Bullhead. The film thrilled audiences from Berlin to Fantastic Fest and went on to score a nomination for the Best Foreign Language Oscar. We've been...

BULLHEAD's Matthias Schoenaerts and Michael Roskam Reteaming for Noir-ish THE FAITHFUL

More than one year ago, our own Todd Brown reported that Bullhead director Michael Roskam planned to follow up that powerful, hard-hitting film with The Faithful, described as a "romance-crime-tragedy [set] against the backdrop of the ultra-violent criminal gangs of...

Review: RUST AND BONE Stays Too Grounded for its Own Good

The narrative of Rust and Bone reminded me of an old-school pulpy melodrama from the 50s or 60s, the type of film where most of the narrative momentum comes not so much from cause and effect, but from traumatic stuff...

TIFF 2012 Review: RUST AND BONE Stays Too Grounded For Its Own Good

(Rust and Bone screens tonight and tomorrow at TIFF. Here's our review from this year's Cannes Film Festival.) Rust and Bone's narrative reminded me of an old-school pulpy melodrama from the 50's or 60's, the type of film where most...

Cannes 2012 Review: RUST AND BONE Stays too Grounded for its Own Good

Rust and Bone's narrative reminded me of an old-school pulpy melodrama from the 50's or 60's, the type of film where most of the narrative momentum comes not so much from cause and effect, but from traumatic stuff happening every...

Marion Cotillard and Matthias Schoenaerts In The Trailer For Audiard's RUST AND BONE

After scoring a very deserved Oscar nomination for his prison drama A Prophet, anticipation would have been high for whatever came next from director Jacques Audiard no matter what. But then when Audiard cast Marion Cotillard and Matthias Schoenaerts -...

Marion Cotillard Starring In A PROPHET Director's RUST AND BONE

A Prophet director Jacques Audiard is about to launch into production of his next feature and he's bringing one hell of a cast with him. Starring in the adaptation of Craig Davidson's story of the same name, Rust And Bone...

TRIBECA 2010: MY QUEEN KARO Review

In Dorothee van den Berghe's second feature, ten-year-old, Karo (Anna Franziska Jager) is on her way from Belgium to start a new life with her free radical parents (Deborah Francois & Matthias Schoenaerts) in Amsterdam.  Lovingly crafted with a wonder...

TIFF 09: MY QUEEN KARO Review

Ah, the seventies. Flower power was in full bloom, the age of free love and counter culture protest having taken firm grip all throughout the western world. It's a topic that has become well familiar to viewers by now,...