As he did in Elizabeth, Shekhar Kapur tries to make his historical characters less like themselves and more like us. Why the self-congratulation?
How do you get away, in todayâ€™s Hollywood, with a movie celebrating masculine domination and feminine submission? Easy! Make it a matter of kinky sex.
A place where they don't care what Jesse Jackson thinks.
You'll be disappointed, but you'll laugh a lot too.
A rediscovery of the romance of the normal is not such a big deal, but it is something to be encouraged.
Beautiful people having funny adventures on the wrong side of the law and getting rich. You've just got to love them -- don't you?
What is it with Neil LaBute and the British?
Sur Mes LÃ¨vres is a typically French but quite watchable exploration of the redemptive powers of crime.
Another immensely watchable film from modern and medieval Iran.
A sharp satire of popular romanticism occasionally spills over into mere superciliousness.