Category Archive: Foreign

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Rating: The film has weaknesses, but don’t we all? Gael Garcia Bernal will again remind you of why his prior films like Y Tu Mama Tambien (2001) and The Motorcycle Diaries (2004) were… Continue reading

Lore

Rating: In German with sub-titles, this movie is good, but no easy walk in the cinematic park.

A Royal Affair

This is a radiant film that blends intelligence, sex and power. Good guys may die hard, but it still amounts to a noble ride. Rating: See it on a big screen, as it… Continue reading

Rust and Bone

Who could ever fault a film involving extremely sensuous sexual encounters by a double amputee? Rating: Can be seen in or out of the theater, but remember it is in French with English… Continue reading

The Intouchables

A French film with English subtitles, I can’t imagine anyone seeing a more satisfying, humane film this year.

Farewell, My Queen

Whether you like this film or not,and I did, it is a reminder about why you should be sure to visit Versailles before ending your overseas travels.You can enjoy the magnificent decadence without… Continue reading

Circumstance

Recommended for movie lovers with a social conscience.

Sarah’s Key

Interesting at Times as an Historical Piece, but Ultimately Disappointing As a Movie

Incendies

This is a film that will challenge you visually and emotionally, and the impact is likely to stay with you long after leaving the theater.

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