That’s life! (M, 115 min) Directed by Olivier Nakache and Eric Toldano ★★★★ Olivier Nakache and Eric Toldano were the team behind the 2011 The Untouchables, which introduced the force of nature that is Omar Sy to the world and was just about the most enjoyable movie of this year. In the years that followed, …

Mammootty has appeared in a few blockbuster crime films. Representing a cop is his cup of tea. The same skill led him to the character of Abraham Derick in Abrahaminte Santhathikal. Shaji Padoor incorporated fight sequences that surpass Bollywood movies, car chases, and all the elements needed to awaken audiences during his directorial debut. Derick …

The most discussed topic in the film industries of all languages ​​of the world lately is the existential crisis of transgender people. Ranjith Sankar first portrayed the existential crisis facing a transgender and their resistance in the popular Malayalam film industry through her film ‘Njan Marykutty’. It should be called a brave attempt at first …

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Reference Point: Artemis is the Greek goddess of the hunt. Jodie Foster plays the nurse, who runs the Artemis Hotel, a secret and exclusive Los Angeles hospital for super-criminals injured and hunted in 2028. Any connection between the two is a bit of a stretch. It does not matter. At the start …

Every life is a manual. Lessons learned from life’s experiences and trials are passed on to future generations. When it is the life of celebrities, then its relevance and importance increases. Here the life of Savitri, the first superstar among South Indian actresses, blossoms. Many titles suit her as the star actress of the 50s …

The revenge and rape thriller genre is loaded with a tumultuous history, mostly dominated by men: male writers, male directors and very often male protagonists avenging the assault of a female character. And yet, many female fans of genre films retain some kind of soft spot for the story of rape and revenge, especially when …

There are no shortage of the Web articles writing To inform me what movie critic ruined the perfect score that Get out once held on Rotten Tomatoes. It is opponent Armond White, who described Jordan Peele’s directorial debut as “a toned-down comedy sketch in which serious concerns are degraded.” Given White’s reputation for critical dissent, …

Danielle Darrieux, one of the great stars of French cinema, died Wednesday in Bois-le-Roi, France. She was 100 years old. The star of director Max Ophuls’ early 1950s classic films “La Ronde” and “Madame’s Earrings of …” and “Mayerling” by Anatole Litvak in 1936 also made a few films in Hollywood and, later in his …

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 …

Report by Bondy, France – Almost everyone in the HLM housing estates north of Bondy knows “Intouchables”, the French blockbuster film about a poor black man from their neighborhood who is hired to take care of a rich white quadriplegic. But as darkness settled over the labyrinth of high-rise projects in the northeastern suburbs of …

Say you’re in the mood to watch an old movie you’ve never seen, let alone heard of – in this case, “Neptune’s Daughter,” a 1949 musical starring beautiful bather Esther Williams playing opposite to the buffoon Red Skelton. According to your cable TV provider’s channel guide, “Neptune’s Daughter” rates three stars on a four-star scale. …