| May 14, 2014
| 2:30 PM
After losing itself for some time, the legendary 114-year-old French studio Gaumont bounced back to the top of the charts with the box office phenom "The Intouchables" in 2011. Three years later and with more French hits under its belt, the vertically...
| May 1, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Don't look for a Hollywood remake of "Bicycling With Molière" any time soon. Not because a suitable title couldn't be found — "Skateboarding With Shakespeare," perhaps — but because this kind of charming, literate and sophisticated French film...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
"Much Ado About Nothing"
Available on VOD beginning Tuesday
The degree to which viewers connect with Joss Whedon's modern-dress adaptation may depend on how familiar they are with Whedon's TV shows "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "Angel," "Dollhouse"...
| Sep 4, 2011
All's Faire in Love
A college football star has to make up for his many absences by working at a Renaissance fair, where he falls for an aspiring actress. With Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Cedric the Entertainer and Matthew Lillard. Written...
| Mar 25, 2011
"Potiche" is a glossy throwback made with a modern eye, an old-fashioned romantic fantasy starring Catherine Deneuve and Gerard Depardieu that's been knowingly updated with tart, contemporary touches.
The updater is François Ozon, who's been down this...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 4:37 PM
This year's Sarasota Film Festival will be star-studded and action packed, with a performance by Harry Connick, Jr. and his orchestra, and appearances by Oscar winner Geena Davis and screen legend and Oscar nominee Christopher Plummer. Their opening night...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 12:15 PM
It’s Paris in the 1960s. Jean-Louis (Fabrice Luchini) lives a pleasant, placid life working for the brokerage firm his father founded, married to a pretty and prim wife, Suzanne (Sandrine Kiberlain), and living in a comfortable apartment, the same...