Danny King

 

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  • 13 days ago | Film Reviews

    Miriam (Léa Drucker) has quit her job and absconded with the family’s two kids — 11-year-old Julien (Thomas Gioria) and almost-18 Josephine (Mathilde Auneveux) — after, she explains, experiences of spousal and child abuse

  • Xavier Legrand's Custody opens with an estranged married couple presenting before a judge (Saadia Bentaieb) dressed in neutral white their respective arguments about who should care for their youngest child. Miriam (Léa Drucker) has...

  • 3 months ago | Film Reviews

    ... This is essentially Denis’ movie about the dating game — the highs and lows, the setbacks and surprises, the wine-filled meals and sublimely silent car rides flush with the possibility of either consummation or heartbreak

  • Few directors can rival Claire Denis in the department of wordless seduction. During a remarkable sequence in Let the Sunshine In, Denis' heroine, Isabelle (Juliette Binoche), upon falling into the arms of the sensitively brooding theater...

  • Ferenc Török's black-and-white drama, which compellingly charts the course of just a few hours in a Hungarian village on August 12, 1945, probes an underrepresented slice of Second World War history -- the brief pocket of time between...

  • Christian Gudegast's Den of Thieves comes in a cut above the usual trash that Gerard Butler stars in (Law Abiding Citizen, Olympus Has Fallen), which is to say it's a cut above movies that themselves are already passably diverting,...

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