The New Republic’s film critics on some of the best, under-appreciated films of 2012: Amour: Amour is as hard and bright as bone. The love it observes is intense, selfish, and nearly insane (these are the film’s greatest truths). – David Thomson, watch trailer The Deep Blue Sea: [Terence] Davies, who is now sixty-six and has made only seven films in his long career, has transformed the one-set [Terence] Rattigan play into a well-flexed film with imaginative lifts along the way.
The Well Digger’s Daughter Farewell, My Queen Gypsy THAT ENDEARING AND ENDURING French actor Daniel Auteuil, who was born in 1950, whose first film was in 1974, and who has since then made several dozen, has had an unusual idea. He has chosen to re-make a film that was famous before he was born and to make his directing debut with it. Also, we might say, his second acting debut.