Tomas Hachard

Tomas Hachard appears in the following:

Maturity And Improvisation In 'Happy Christmas'

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Joe Swanberg's Happy Christmas perhaps chooses the wrong character to focus on, but the story has loose, improvisational charm.


In 'Mood Indigo,' A Luscious And Literal Feast Of Feeling

Thursday, July 17, 2014

The wildly creative director Michel Gondry takes a couple through the perfect love story and what comes after in his latest visually inventive film.


'Empty Hours' Pass, But Little Is Said

Thursday, July 10, 2014

The drama The Empty Hours intentionally slows its pace to reflect the lives of its characters, but in the end, it seems a bit lost.


Isolation Spells Frustration In Bertolucci's 'Me And You'

Thursday, July 03, 2014

Bernardo Bertolucci has made many films that deal with wealth. But his latest effort isolates its idle central character so much that his normally deft hand is uncharacteristically unsure.


Brutality And Faith Tangle In A Young Man's Story

Thursday, June 26, 2014

The German film Nothing Bad Can Happen follows a boy who meets up with a father figure who tests his born-again beliefs and ultimately becomes his tormentor.


Justice Proves Elusive In The Sprawling 'Norte'

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Norte, the End of History examines the aftermath of a crime for which the wrong man is punished.


The Sons Of The Father, Trapped In Grief

Thursday, June 12, 2014

In the drama Hellion, former Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul plays a man who tries to hold things together for his sons after the death of their mother.


Seeing The 1980s Twice Over, But Done Better With Dance

Thursday, June 05, 2014

Two new films, Ping Pong Summer and Test, both employ a careful sense of the culture in looking at very different aspects of the same summer: 1985.


'Night Moves' Leaves Too Much In The Dark

Thursday, May 29, 2014

In Kelly Reichardt's ultimately unsatisfying new film, three environmentalists plot to blow up a dam in an act of consciousness-raising eco-terrorism.


The 'Angriest' Robin Williams Sadly Becomes The Inspirational One

Thursday, May 22, 2014

If The Angriest Man In Brooklyn actually kept Williams in his dark and angry persona, it would be one thing. But regrettably, it takes him in the direction of his less interesting, uplifting side.


'Million Dollar Arm' Is A Sales Pitch In Search Of Stillness

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Jon Hamm's riveting work on television relies heavily on stillness that is sadly not present in Million Dollar Arm, which casts him as a salesman of a different sort.


To Be Young, Foolish And Baffled: Coming Of Age In 'Palo Alto'

Thursday, May 08, 2014

Palo Alto, based on a short story collection from James Franco and directed by Gia Coppola, sees its teenage characters through a forgiving but unsparing lens.


From A Single Snowplow To A Tragicomic Partnership

Thursday, May 01, 2014

The new film Whitewash finds Thomas Haden Church playing a man whose unfortunate accident with his snowplow reveals an entire off-kilter relationship.


France's Far-Right's High Hopes On May Day Display

Thursday, May 01, 2014

The National Front party traditionally rallies in support of its anti-immigrant, nationalist ideals on May 1, International Workers Day. The far right is growing stronger throughout much of Europe.


But You Can Never Leave: 'The Girl And Death' In A Creepy Hotel

Friday, April 25, 2014

While The Girl and Death plays with some intriguing elements, it doesn't recognize its own absurdity enough to make its story of everlasting love in a strangely timeless hotel mean very much.


Russia's Credit Rating Cut To Just Above 'Junk'

Friday, April 25, 2014

The crisis in Ukraine and Russia's struggling economy have led many investors to pull their money out of Russia. So Standard & Poor's moved Friday to downgrade the nation's rating.


For Two Brothers, Life Creeps Into The Paradise Of Summer Break

Friday, March 28, 2014

In director Daniel Patrick Carbone's brooding debut, Hide Your Smiling Faces, brothers Tommy and Eric encounter the difficulty of growing up during one sleepy and sinister New Jersey summer.


In LA's Iranian Set, A Two-Sided Love Triangle With A Side Of Clichés

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Set in Los Angeles' large Iranian-American community, Shirin In Love tracks an all-too-predictable love triangle among Shirin, her Iranian plastic-surgeon fiance, and the white son of a famous author.


A Zombie Plague, But It's Covered By Your Health Plan

Thursday, February 13, 2014

The Returned posits a viral epidemic that, 20-odd years on, has proven treatable, allowing those who survive zombie attacks to remain human as long as they're on medication. But what to do when drug supplies run low — and "anti-returned" factions get nervous?


A Nation And Its Youth, Struggling To Be 'In Bloom'

Thursday, January 09, 2014

Set in Georgia shortly after the country's 1991 independence, In Bloom follows two 14-year-old girls as they navigate the violence and confusion of everyday life. (Recommended)