White Material: Criterion Collection

April 8, 2011

Claire Denis’ White Material (2009) is set in a nameless African country on the verge of civil war. It used to be under French rule but no longer. Only a few French white colonists remain and the film focuses on Maria Vial (Huppert) who runs a coffee... 

The Girl on the Train

May 18, 2010

Andre Techine is among some of the best post-French New Wave filmmakers and is known for his elegantly-shot films that explore the complexities of human emotions. Arguably, he’s best known for My Favorite Season (1993) and particularly Wild Reeds (1994),...