There was the dry, hoarse voice that hinted at a million smoky Gauls. There were black eyes, carnal and enigmatic. There was the dark, slightly downward curve of her lips, a sultry pout that could turn capriciously into a seductive smile. She was playful and dangerous. French actress Jeanne Moreau, who became one of the …

Every reporter digs with a similar set of shovels, but some know the terrain better than others. Projector won the Oscar for best picture this year, but the story described is slowly sliding into the fiction category. The kind of investigative journalism featured in the film is dying out. Michael Keaton plays a newspaper editor …

This story first appeared in the November 27 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe. Opening night of the final Hunger Games movie, Mockingjay – Part 2, was to be a major event in France, where the franchise has a rabid fan base. But after the terrorist attacks …

The Paris premieres of two high-profile Hollywood films, Steven Spielberg’s “Bridge of Spies” and Natalie Portman’s “Jane Got a Gun”, were canceled following the deadly terrorist attacks in the French capital on Friday. Spielberg’s Cold War thriller was scheduled for a Sunday premiere. “In light of the Paris tragedy, we have canceled our scheduled film …

With super-cool ’70s chic and a clever crime thriller vibe, it’s a welcome throwback to the action dramas of the past, before they chose the show over the story. I am “biased” (pro): I love Jean Dujardin I am “biased” (con): nothing (what is it? see my review minifesto) Wwith super cool 70s chic and …

When you were a kid sneaking into an R-rated movie was a big deal. Everyone had their own tips, but this author was buying a ticket to a Disney G-rated movie, say, Mulan; when the bailiff turned his back on me, I came across a film rated R like, for example American history x. But …

From Boho scruff to Soho toff: Helena Bonham Carter becomes elegant for her new French film … but always keeps her dented boots By Marc Andrews Posted: 17:20 BST, April 27, 2014 | Update: 09:26 BST, April 28, 2014 Proving that she’s not just an actress of great versatility, Helena Bonham Carter is also a …

Targeting the tightly-controlled Chinese film market is a risky business even for the most benign foreign films, which makes “Something Good”, a new thriller from Italian actor and director Luca Barbareschi, a moon stroke. Set in Hong Kong, the film explores the global trafficking of contaminated food, a hot political topic in China since 2008, …

Armed Iranian rebels search Americans living on the grounds of the US embassy in Tehran on February 14, 1979. During the takeover of the embassy, ​​the group was taken from their living quarters, brought into the yard and searched. They were later taken to another building while the assailants occupied the compound. (AP Photo) The …

French film trailer upside down. French trailer for the romantic sci-fi thriller Upside Down starring Jim Sturgess and Kirsten Dunst. A French trailer has been posted for the romantic sci-fi thriller Upside down with Jim Sturgess and Kirsten Dunst. We showed you a few stills from the movie last month, but they were mostly right …