Victoria & Abdul
There are multiple pleasures to be had by witnessing a powerful, still-vital woman finding unexpected late-life joy of the platonic variety.
Selections from Roger Ebert's Cannes coverage…
Flashback #8: Waiting for Godard
Though Godard has a new film at Cannes this year, his previous picture, "Film Socialisme," had been rumored to be his last. Roger found the 2010 abstract mosaic to be a head-scratching mess, and wrote memorably about the bewilderment that ensued when Godard failed to show up to his own press conference, thus bringing added meaning to the film's final title card reading, "NO COMMENT." Of further interest is the film's setting, the Costa Concordia, the ill-fated Italian cruise ship which sank in 2012.
FFC Gerardo Valero considers the flaws within "Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens."
An appreciation of the Disney film "Something Wicked This Way Comes."