French actor Gérard Depardieu throws weight around

Juliette Binoche in the line of fire

While giving an interview to Austrian magazine Profil during the Salzburg music festival, actor Gérard Depardieu (Green card, La vie en rose) made some pretty heinous comments about Juliette Binoche, an actress who for all intents and purposes is his female equivalent in both stature and experience--you might say she's the people's actress. Responding to a question about director Leos Carax (he ... more >

Certified Copy

A favorite this year in Cannes
Juliette Binoche and William Shimmell
Directed by Abbas Kiarostami

“Copie Conforme” is a film by Abbas Kiarostami which means that it’s s-l-o-w. Slow enough to make you fidget in your seat. Slow enough to take you back to the days of the interminable scenes of couples-- walking apart from each other and not talking—in those excruciating Antonioni films of the sixties. Slow enough to give you time to wonder about the nature of cinema. Should it be entertaining? ... more >