Tomas Hachard appears in the following:
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Caught In the Web, from Chinese director Chen Kaige, follows a woman who finds herself at the center of a media scandal after she refuses to give up her seat on a bus to an elder — and a video of the encounter goes viral.
Friday, November 08, 2013
Written and directed by John Sayles (Lone Star), the film focuses on a parole officer on searching for her missing son and the parolee and former cop she enlists for help. Edward James Olmos, LisaGay Hamilton and Yolonda Ross star.
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Set in Brooklyn, this drama is about a Nigerian-born couple (Danai Gurira and Isaach De Bankole) whose marriage frays as they struggle to conceive a child. It's the second feature from director Andrew Dosunmu (Restless City).
Thursday, September 05, 2013
A young high school teacher (Lindsay Burdge) begins an affair with one of her students (Will Brittain) in Hannah Fidell's debut feature. But she's no predator; in fact the power plays in the relationship may be her undoing.
Thursday, August 29, 2013
A stylish, beautifully shot revenge drama from the famously exacting director revels in its genre excesses — and displays a mastery and control that are every bit as beautiful to look at as the film's lush visuals.
Thursday, August 22, 2013
The centerpiece of Austrian director Ulrich Seidl's trilogy about women on quests is about one, married to a Muslim, who goes door to door to revive Catholicism in her homeland. It is a more difficult film than its predecessor, Paradise: Love, but within its intensity is some heart.
Thursday, August 15, 2013
David Lowery's Ain't Them Bodies Saints pictures what happens to a young couple when the bleak reality of their life means no second chances — only a slow march to a foregone conclusion. (Recommended)
Thursday, August 08, 2013
Documentarian Tinatin Gurchiani takes audiences to her home country, a former Soviet republic, with a series of youth portraits that resonate individually, but don't quite add up to a coherent picture of a society.
Thursday, August 01, 2013
With sparse dialogue, uneven pacing and nothing much new to say, The Artist and the Model is ultimately an empty study of the art-making process.
Thursday, July 18, 2013
Blackfish is a polemical documentary structured like the "psychological thriller" its distributor markets it as — an impassioned argument that marine mammals like the orca Tilikum are tragically ill-served by their treatment at SeaWorld and other theme parks.
Thursday, July 11, 2013
Argentine movies can come knee-deep in grit, but director Matias Piñeiro tackles heady themes with a surprisingly casual attitude in Viola — a Shakespeare-inspired romance in which each deep emotion is paired with a shrug of the shoulders and a cheeky smile. (Recommended)
Thursday, June 27, 2013
Director Xavier Dolan marries thematic urgency and stylistic idiosyncrasy in a sophisticated, emotionally honest story about a man becoming a woman — and the girlfriend who does her best to make the journey too. (Recommended)
Thursday, June 20, 2013
Vanessa Redgrave and Terence Stamp anchor a bighearted if ultimately bromidic look at a couple faced with a diagnosis of terminal cancer — and the music that helps both of them come to terms with it.
Friday, June 14, 2013
As with many of Sofia Coppola's films, it's the quiet mundanity of The Bling Ring that really hits home. Based on a Vanity Fair article, the story follows a group of privileged but troubled teens as they rob the homes of various Hollywood A-listers.