Matthias Et Maxime

Matthias & Maxime – Cannes 2019 Review

Xavier Dolan's had a tough few years. The Canadian wunderkind's last two efforts It's Only the End of the World and The Death and Life of John F. Donovan have bombed hard, but in Matthias & Maxime he...
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Hannah – Review

This review was originally published as part of our Filmfest München coverage on 3/7/2018. Andrea Pallaoro’s second feature Hannah portrays a woman on a precipice, struggling with the crimes her husband...
Claire's Camera

Claire’s Camera – Cannes 2017 Review

There aren’t many films that make you question the meaning of cinema. Claire’s Camera, written and directed by Hong Sang-soo, is one of those films. It forms a fascinating counterpoint to the recent...

Marguerite – Review

Marguerite is a true comedy, one with emotional downbeats which match the high notes in strength and imbued with that unique French quality, the je ne sais quoi. Frot delivers a pitch-perfect performance as...

Samba – Review

In Samba, as in their last crowd-pleaser Les Intouchables, Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano know how to see the bright side of a bad situation. The jokes consistently hit their mark, while never detracting...

Mommy – LFF Review

Most filmmakers can only dream of having made five features and winning the Jury Prize at Cannes by the age of 25. Most filmmakers aren’t Xavier Dolan. With Mommy he shows off his frighteningly assured...