In 1760s Enlightenment France, it isn’t easy being the youngest daughter of a genteelly impoverished minor aristocratic family.
A wry French drama that will please sophisticated adults, Looking for Hortense is an intelligent and well-written affair that nevertheless fails to beguile. One can't fault the classy players though.
Mercurial, enigmatic, difficult, and defiant. All terms applied to former footballer Eric Cantona during his dramatic and legendary sporting career.
Director Jean-Jacques Annaud has been knocking around for years, and his varied output always looks good and is confidently rendered.
Alex Lippi makes his living by breaking up relationships. He's hired by family members and friends of women stuck in dead-end relationships with losers, bums and boring men.
"Now I can feel what is about to happen," starts the film in voice over as we are introduced to Ajami's 13-year old moral core, Nasri, as he sketches a...
How refreshing it is to see a movie with big ideas and bold ambition – which Agora confidently has.
Deftly picking up the narrative from Part 1 without so much as a recap, this is not a sequel so much as a conclusion of Jacques Mesrine's life story.
Mercifully short at 77 minutes - though it feels much longer - totally unfunny, vastly irritating and a pain to sit through - do you need a further recommendation to...
Anything For Her is something of an oddity, taking an established genre, the prison break film, and giving it a unique twist by setting the action outside the jail rather...