The Class

The Cannes Festival's hands-down winner this year
Francois Begaudeau
Directed by Laurent Cantet

If you’re Christmas shopping for your favorite film critic, give him three good films from a single country and let him declare a “New Wave.' There is nothing a film critic likes to do more. Yet the recent proliferation of supposed New Waves obscures one fact – the majority of classic films have come from two nations, the U.S. and France. While Italy and England and Japan pitch in, these two ... more >