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Review: Elle

— by RON WILKINSON — Most mystery thrillers begin with a little mystery and build up the tension until the end when all is explained, to the amazement of the audience. In Isabelle Huppert’s films, the story starts with a little mystery and ends with an even bigger mystery at the end. P[...]

Review: Louder Than Bombs

— by RON WILKINSON — Emerging writer/director Joachim Trier’s family drama “Louder Than Bombs” (co-written with Eskil Vogt) has a lot of content — if you are willing to work for it. Dealing with a sullen teenager as a lead has never been easy. Although Devin Druid doe[...]

Review: Dormant Beauty

— by RON WILKINSON — Some Italian films err on the lighthearted side, some on the heavy. Marco Bellocchio’s angst-fest “Dormant Beauty” is so laden with emotion soaked evocation the average American viewer may want a divorce after the first 15 minutes. The story, written by[...]

Berlinale 2012 Hits the Midway Point

A splendid opening of the Berlinale’s new venue at the Haus der Berliner Festspiele on Schaperstraße, a decisive increase in participants and films at the European Film Market, and more than 250,000 tickets already sold — these are the midway results of the 62nd Berlin International Film Fe[...]