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Frantz Unravels a Mystery Inside a Secret

In the calm after the cruel storm of the first World War, a mysterious Frenchman visits a German town to put flowers on the grave of a soldier named Frantz....

Women on the Verge: Classic Almodovar

The films of Pedro Almodovar tend toward either drama or camp — though even the dramatic ones possess a kiss of campiness, just as the campy ones maintain a good amount of plot...

Pablo Larraín's Neruda

With Neruda, Director Pablo Larraín crafts a film as poetic as its subject: Nobel Prize winning writer, senator, and political dissident, Pablo Neruda....

Nocturnal Animals: Have You Been Driven by Ford Lately?

Expectations ran high after designer Tom Ford wowed audiences with his 2009 debut film, A Single Man. Seven years later, Ford is again behind the lens of a psychological drama,...

Hitchcock/Truffaut: A Summit of Cinema’s Great Minds

Francois Truffaut, Then considered a shinining star of French cinema, spent eight days in 1962 discussing filmmaking with veteran director Alfred Hitchcock....

There’s No Plan Quite Like “Maggie’s Plan”

Maggie is a literature professor who is very organized yet always seems to be coping with chaos....

Kristen Stewart and Juliette Binoche Shine in “Clouds of Sils Maria”

Juliette Binoche plays a famous actress. Kristen Stewart stands by as her faithful assistant. And French writer-director Olivier Assayas delivers a sparkling English-language film...