Mads Mikkelsen

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Winners and losers at Cannes 2012

"KIDMAN PEES ON EFRON!" lacks the historic heft of "GARBO TALKS!", but that's one of the contextually apt things that happens in Precious director Lee Daniels's florid 1969-set The Paperboy.
Love Conquers All
By LISA NESSELSON  |  June 01, 2012

Review: Valhalla Rising

When last we encountered director Nicolas Winding Refn, he was busy pulverizing us with Bronson , the story of Britain's greasiest, brawlingest prison inmate.
Nicolas Winding Refn gets gloomy
By SHAULA CLARK  |  July 30, 2010

Review: Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky

"I want to breathe ," says Coco Chanel as she cuts off her corset.
Passion among the titans
By BETSY SHERMAN  |  June 25, 2010

Review: Flame and Citron

The two Danish Resistance fighters of the title ( Flammen og Citronen in the Danish original) don't have nearly as much fun killing Nazis as do Quentin Tarantino's Basterds.
Scandanavian Nazi-assassin film gets a bit bogged down
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 04, 2009

After the Wedding

Subtle direction from rising star Susanne Bier should keep you guessing about the high cost of family secrets.
Supreme human drama
By CHRIS WANGLER  |  April 18, 2007

Adam's Apples

Before fundamentalists hijacked it, faith was as much mystery as absurdity.
Black humor and handguns
By PETER KEOUGH  |  April 11, 2007


Five-card stud

Every era gets the James Bond it deserves. Ours gets a Bond who’s strong and forceful but also reckless and arrogant, who blunders into tricky situations in Third World countries and makes a bloody mess of things. Watch the trailer for Casino Royale
Daniel Craig delivers a meaty Bond
By GARY SUSMAN  |  November 15, 2006