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Babel Babel
The champion of chorale structure cinema returns here with Babel, an ambitious political fable based on lack of communication.

Bad Boys 2 Bad Boys 2
Apart from the return of Will Smith and Martin Lawrence, Bad Boys II especially marks the return of Michael Bay and Jerry Bruckheimer, an all powerful duo whose mere name provokes dread in cinephiles.

Bad Education Bad Education
Amlodovar's most ambitious and personal film, Bad Education functions like a double account of apprenticeship.

The Bad Intentions The Bad Intentions
The Bad Intentions is an absorbing and darkly poetic work, which advances slowly but delivers beauty out of its own anguish.

Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans
While Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans certainly won't satisfy Mr. Ferrara's fans, it doesn't do justice for Mr. Herzog's avid followers.

The Band's Visit The Band's Visit
Eran Kolirin's tale of reconciliation is set in Israel, far from the Israel we usually see in movies.

Basic Basic
Offering multiple screenwriting combinations which ultimately lead to an unavoidable deconstruction, Basic, a showy exercise with a paradoxical title, follows Tom Hardy (John Travolta), a DEA agent charged with solving the mysterious disappearance of a group of rangers.

Balzac and the little Chinese Seamstress Balzac and the little Chinese Seamstress
Dai Sijie adapted his own novel with the assistance of his usual screenwriter Nadine Perront. The result is unfortunately a bit long with an overly composite story.

The Banquet The Banquet
After its opening 30 minutes, it became clear that The Banquet was transcending its genre's formula.

The Barbarian Invasions The Barbarian Invasions
Sixteen years after the release of The Decline of the American Empire, the first Québecois film to attract an international audience, Denys Arcand revives his characters in The Barbarian Invasions, a humorous, cynical and heart-warming drama that mocks the shadow of death.

Batman Begins Batman Begins
All of the Batman films have their own faults. Director Christopher Nolan's effort, while mainstream, is a fair enough try.

Battle in Heaven Battle in Heaven
Surrounded by a perfume of scandal, this Battle in Heaven fails, not in the cinematographic sense, but in its discourse, a sort of mystic-religious salmagundis, which takes away its power.

A Beautiful Mind A Beautiful Mind
With its exemplary story, solid cast and Ron Howard at the helm, A Beautiful Mind proudly carries its image as head of the class. Though it's difficult to remain insensitive to such an inspiring narrative, one can't help but regret that too often this heavy production ends up feeling like a family TV movie.

Before Night Falls Before Night Falls
In Before Night Falls, Julian Schnabel (Basquiat) has inventively adapted the memoirs of gay Cuban writer Reinaldo Arenas into a beautiful film.

Being John Malkovich Being John Malkovich
You have to see it to believe it. Since seeing it, I have kept my eyes peeled for that 7 1/2 floor of a building with a hidden door leading to the secret portal that will take me inside John Malkovich. Pipedream? Yes, but this surrealist movie by Spike Jonze makes it all seem possible.

The Belvaux trilogy: An Amazing Couple, On the Run & After Life The Belvaux trilogy
It's an adventure, a new cinematic experiment that the filmmaker proposes here. Built as a scavenger hunt for the audience who unceasingly wonders about supporting characters of each of the three films when they are off camera. Includes: An Amazing Couple, On the Run & After Life.

Best in Show Best in Show
Best in Show takes a long, funny look at those who take themselves way too seriously. In this case, it's 9 people who populate the dog show world, along with their prized pooches. Great performances full of comedic energy make this film fly by.

Best of Resfest 2 & 3 Best of Resfest 2 & 3
Resfest, a global festival promoting innovation in film, art, music and design in the digital age, has compiled some of its most representative entries on a series of DVDs.

The Big Question The Big Question
Shot on location during the filming of The Passion of the Christ, The Big Question tries to figure out what God is through interviews with the cast and crew of Mel Gibson's film.

Birdwatchers Birdwatchers
Birdwatchers is quite a singular film, mixing social commentary, ethnological study, irony, coming of age and … magic.

Biutiful Biutiful
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu had to tap into new resources to offer a new film.

The Black Box The Black Box
The Black Box is one these thrillers that aim at blurring the lines between reality and dream.

The Black Dahlia The Black Dahlia
De Palma proclaims this fascination for woman, beautiful and fatale by means of one of his usual processes, image.

Black Hawk Down Black Hawk Down
In Black Hawk Down Ridley Scott delivers an aesthetic war movie that's not overly made up and avoids the usual platitudes of the genre.

Black Snake Moan Black Snake Moan
Director Craig Brewer manages to create an atypical, even bizarre film that doesn't exclude the audience, and gives us two great performances.

Blade II Blade II
An ultra-violent and gothic action film, Blade II surprisingly reveals itself to be closer to cinematic vampire mythology than its predecessor.

The Blair Witch Project The Blair Witch Project
The Blair Witch Project is the new trendy sleeper sold under the Sundance label. While TV has found its new indie darling, you can't help asking yourself if it's worth the hype. The answer is no, but it tries hard.

Blanche Blanche
With its anachronistic approach to Swashbucklers, Blanche was supposed to be a provocative film that would divide the public. In spite of an impressive gallery of supporting roles, this bloated farce by Bernie Bonvoisin quickly deflates into an indigestible mixture of ineffective action and corny dialogue.

Blindness Blindness
The director is never able to find a fair balance between the codes of a film genre and the moralizing discourse on the fragility of society.

Blood Work Blood Work
Eastwood's Blood Work is an old-fashioned, meticulous and slow-paced thriller that focuses on the characters and investigation rather than on cutthroat editing.

Blow Blow
With a title like Blow, you can't help but expect a huge rush. Though with the main character's luck, it could just as easily have been titled "Against All Odds". Regardless, instead of deifying an unlikely hero a la Scarface, Blow proves to be its antithesis. It's about the rise and inevitable fall of George Jung, and how everyone else is to blame.

Blueberry Blueberry
What makes Blueberry a unique and worthy western entry is not only its deconstructive aspect but how it twists two emblematic roots of the genre, revenge and duals.

Boarding Gate Boarding Gate
The stench of Demonlover permeates Olivier Assayas's film, Boarding Gate.

Bodysong Bodysong
A furious kaleidoscope of the human experience during the last century, Bodysong celebrates the glories and cruelties of human beings. And there are many.

Bon Voyage Bon Voyage
Jean-Paul Rappenau pays homage to some old French classics in Bon Voyage, offering the perfect mix of comedy, action, romance and historical references with a strong and glamorous ensemble cast.

The Bourne Identity The Bourne Identity
When I think of Matt Damon on the big screen, CIA operative in Europe on the run from his employers after a botched operation doesn't immediately spring to mind. However, this little surprise works, one of many that keeps this somewhat dated Cold War tale at a 2002 political thriller pace.

Bowling for Columbine Bowling for Columbine
Warning, Hot! The cantor of anti-globalization, author of the corrosive The Big One, returns full force with this documentary about gun control in the U.S.

The Boys & Girls Guide to Getting Down The Boys & Girls Guide to Getting Down
A hilarious and raunchy guide giving you all the secrets on how to party in L.A., from making it into exclusive nightclubs, to getting laid and scoring some good dope.

Broken Embraces Broken Embraces
Pedro Almodovar, as an educated cinephile having assimilated his influences well, from Hitchcock to Eisenstein, while passing by Rossellini and himself, delivers a film noir of protean richness.

Broken Flowers Broken Flowers
Jim Jarmusch has fun and his pleasure is contagious. An eccentric comedy, Broken Flowers throws a seductive 50-something on the road after he learns of his paternity via a letter.

Brother Brother
With Brother Takeshi Kitano (Sonatine, Fireworks) brings his trademark deadpan character to L.A. to teach the rules of crime to petty dealers, while at the same time he gives Hollywood a lesson on Gangster films.

The Brothers Bloom The Brothers Bloom
Switcheroo con capers and one-last-heist-then-I'm-out films don't usually register on my radar but Brothers Bloom looked so quirky and fresh that I took a chance.

Brotherhood of the Wolf Brotherhood of the Wolf
The legend of the beast of Gévaudan serves as a pretext for a film of odds and ends that shamelessly mixes genres in Brotherhood of the Wolf, a film with a neat aestheticism close to the universe of the comic strip.

Bright Future Bright Future
Bright Future, an unclassifiable object by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, is a cross of a fable, social drama and fantastic.

The Brown Bunny The Brown Bunny
Five years after Buffalo 66, his first very successful and very promising full-length film, Vincent Gallo returns on the screen with the long awaited The Brown Bunny, a film which could just as easily have been called the "Turkey Farce".

Bug Bug
Bug marks the great return of William Friedkin, one of the masters of American cinema.

Buena Vista Social Club Buena Vista Social Club
The now cult favorite music documentary from Wim Wenders about the Cuban Band Buena Vista Social Club.

Buffalo Soldiers Buffalo Soldiers
An updated adaptation of Robert O' Connor's bleak novel, which is based on several American soldiers' reports and depicts the shady exaction of US military staff in post-Cold War Germany, Buffalo Soldiers is centered around Ray Elwood (Joaquin Phoenix), the colorful mastermind behind smuggling on an army base.


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