Because of the director’s rigid film-a-year production schedule, some of Woody's films come out desperately in need of a rewrite or two, and some come out just right. Thankfully, “Midnight in Paris” is one of the latter.
Canadian filmmakers have never made much of a mark on the cinematic landscape. Thankfully, they can now refer curious would-be cinephiles to Denis Villeneuve’s bold, disturbing “Incendies,” which was recently nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the Oscars.
“X-Men: First Class,” another prequel to the series, is not only the best film in the series since “X2,” but is also summer filmmaking at its best — a smart superhero film with strong, well-acted characters.