Though 1961's "Five Day Lover" and 1997's "On Guard" may seem an odd pairing for this double-bill Blu-ray release, the films both highlight Philippe de Broca's genius for folding farce, action, and romance into atmospheric cinema.
Unless you're a completist with a yen for math dramas, this Blu-ray won't exert enough appeal to warrant buying a disc instead of streaming it once.
French directing duo Christophe Ali and Nicolas Bonilauri are back with a new movie after an absence of ten years from our screens. For their return they have chosen a wonderfully tense and stylized European thriller.
Interlocking stories of gay young men and older, white, Latino and black, tops and bottoms, in a fine overview of gay Philadelphia.
Steve Burgess and Derik Murray's bittersweet reminiscence of the heir apparent to American royalty using archival footage and interviews, as well as chats with surviving friends.
In this age of farcically demagogic presidential candidates and Bernie or Busters, a tale of irrationally driven zealots and the calmer voices that seek to contain them ought to resonate. Alas, not so much.
Part buddy movie comedy, part boys' fantasy flick, based on real events but looking like so much Hollywood cotton candy, this is a movie that wants to be more fun that it is.
Natalie Portman's venture into screenwriting and feature filmmaking is a deceptively complex and layered film, calm and dense and fraught with unease.
This straightforward, periodically tedious, yet almost always fascinating documentary from the legendary Werner Herzog explores how the Internet has shaped, and will continue to shape, our species.
What we see on screen is but a fraction of what we get from this empathetically-written, sensitively acted and directed work.