Romantic Comedy

Hello, My Name Is Doris

Wearing its heart on its colorful sleeve, this Sally Field starrer works very hard to have the central character make sense.


Written and Directed by Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano, based on the novel Samba pour la France by Delphine Coulin Produced by Nicolas Duval Adassovsky, Yann Zenou, Laurent Zeitoun Released by Broad Green Pictures French with Arabic and Serbian dialogue with English subtitles France. 119 min. Rated R With Omar Sy, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Tahar Rahim, Izia […]

Mood Indigo

Directed by Michel Gondry Produced by Luc Bossi Written by Gondry and Bossi, based on the novel by Boris Vian Released by Drafthouse Films France. 94 min. Not rated With Romain Duris, Audrey Tautou, Gad Elmaleh, Omar Sy, Aïssa Maïga, and Charlotte Le Bon Watching Mood Indigo is a curious experience—not an unusual description for […]

They Came Together

Directed by David Wain Produced by Michael Showalter Written by Michael Showalter and Wain Released by Lionsgate. 83 min. Rated R With Paul Rudd, Amy Poehler, Cobie Smulders , Christopher Meloni, Max Greenfield, Bill Hader, Ellie Kemper, Jason Mantzoukas, Melanie Lynskey, Ed Helms, Michael Ian Black, Michael Murphy, Kenan Thompson, Jack McBrayer, and Ken Marino […]

Genre Films | Cannes 2014

The Directors’ Fortnights at the Cannes Film Festival was established in 1969 as an alternative to the official selection, as a way of opening the door to “free and adventurous cinema” (per its program guide) and promoting new directors. It has since become a showcase for the up-and-coming, spotlighting Martin Scorsese, Michael Haneke, Werner Herzog, […]

Obvious Child

Written and Directed by Gillian Robespierre, based on a story by Robespierre, Karen Maine and Elisabeth Holm, and a 2009 short film by Anna Bean, Maine and Robespierre Produced by Elisabeth Holm Released by A24 USA. 83 min. Rated R With Jenny Slate, Jake Lacy, Gaby Hoffmann, Gabe Liedman, Polly Draper, Richard Kind, David Cross […]

Lucky Them

Directed by Megan Griffiths Written by Huck Botko and Emily Wachtel Released by IFC Films USA. 96 min. Not rated With Toni Collette, Thomas Haden Church, Ryan Eggold, Oliver Platt, Nina Arianda, Ahna O’Reilly, Amy Seimetz In an unfortunate parallel, a movie about a woman hunting the specter of a former romance is itself haunted […]

Chinese Puzzle

Written & Directed by Cédric Klapisch Produced by Bruno Levy Released by Cohen Media Group English and French with English subtitles France/USA/Belgium. 117 min. Rated R With Romain Duris, Audrey Tautou, Cécile de France, and Kelly Reilly Following L’Auberge Espagnole and Russian Dolls, Chinese Puzzle, Cédric Klapisch’s third installment in his “Spanish Apartment” trilogy, is […]

Tasting Menu

Directed by Roger Gual Produced by David Matamoros, Tristan Orpen-Lynch and Aoife O’Sullivan Written by Roger Gual and Javier Calvo, based on an idea by Sílvia González Laá Released by Magnolia Pictures Spain. 88 min. Rated PG-13 With Jan Cornet, Claudia Bassols, Vicenta N’dongo, Andrew Tarbet, Fionnula Flanagan, and Stephen Rea Restaurant owner Mar Vidal […]