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Review: In Katell Quillévéré's HEAL THE LIVING, Heart Wins Over Brain

Quillévéré understands those connections and implies in Heal the Living in a cinematic way. Every movement in the film has to do with being alive. Every stillness implies death. She understands that death is part of life. We lose somebody close and feel like time is standing still- the camera movement becomes static. But we go on living again- and the camera moves again.

Cannes 2015 Review: THE ANARCHISTS Cares Not For Your Bourgeois Cinematic Ideals

How do you say "awards-bait" in French? Take two of the hottest young stars in France, team them up with a rising star director, and then give them a period topic with obvious shades of hot button current events. The...

Review: Asghar Farhadi's THE PAST, An Intense, Mesmerizing Excavation Of Secrets And Lies

Those who saw Asghar Farhadi's previous film, A Separation, already know that though the Iranian filmmaker specializes in two-plus hour family dramas, his movies are as intense and absorbing as any thriller out there. Like the aforementioned film, The Past...

Julien Leclerq Delivers Classy Thrills In Full Trailer And New Posters For French Crime Pic GIBRALTAR

A tropical environment, plentiful guns and bricks of hashish. Other than actors Gilles Lellouche and Tahar Rahim these are the primary factors at play in Julien Leclerq's Gibraltar, a stylish based-on-a-true-story crime thriller that - if the materials thus far...

Cannes 2013 Review: Asghar Farhadi's THE PAST Is An Intense, Mesmerizing Excavation Of Secrets And Lies

Those who saw Asghar Farhadi's previous film A Separation already know that though the Iranian filmmaker specializes in two-plus hour family dramas, his movies are as intense and absorbing as any thriller out there. Like the aforementioned film, The Past...

Win Jacques Audiard's Prison Drama A PROPHET On BluRay

Jacques Audiard's stunning prison drama A Prophet hits DVD and BluRay tomorrow and the fine folk at Sony Pictures Classics have offered up a copy of the film on BluRay for some lucky ScreenAnarchy reader. You want it? Email me...