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Review: Beloved/Les bien-aimés

For the musical drama Beloved , writer-director Christophe Honoré's melodramatic excesses are tempered by the subtle performances of his leading ladies.
Christophe Honoré's melodramatic excesses
By BETSY SHERMAN  |  September 14, 2012

Paradis found

Must we still make the case for French pop?
The chanteuse is loose
By CHARLES TAYLOR  |  April 15, 2008

Lifting the veil

If we’ve learned anything in the past five or so years of our foreign policy, it’s that we should know a few things about a country before bombing the crap out of it.
Girls just want to have fun in Persepolis
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 09, 2008

Primary concerns

The last thing people are looking for when they go to the movies is a reminder of the political crapola they are trying to escape.
2008 releases offer campaign reform
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 28, 2007

Pulp friction

Second-generation performers can remind us of their parents in all sorts of unexpected ways.
Charlotte Gainsbourg’s lush for life
By CHARLES TAYLOR  |  November 20, 2006