Georges Simenon’s ‘64 novel comes to life
Polanski's light touch makes this more fun than it promises.
Wes Anderson's latest premieres at the Berlin Film Festival.
Graphic novelist on east, west and how all stories are autobiography.
Alain Resnais does his carrot-topped muse no favors in Wild Grass.
Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski remains under house arrest in Switzerland, awaiting possible extradition to the United States for fleeing sentencing after pleading guilty to "unlawful sex" with a 13-year old in 1977. His attorneys are, naturally, fighting this possibility, while a numbe ... More >>
Holiday Feast, Extra Stuffing
As you may have noticed, a new James Bond movie opened last weekend. Sony executives are celebrating Quantum of Solace's $70 million opening - the biggest for any Bond movie - by snorting gold-plated cocaine atop a palanquin borne by castrated former Viacom employees, but we at Hair Balls are quietl ... More >>
Marc Forster has a license to confuse and bore
Julian Schnabel sees only treacle in the story that inspired his Diving Bell
Title character serves as our surrogate questioner in the understated Alice et Martin