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Every week, Clay Oven Irvine executive chef/owner Geeta Bansal shares an interview that she's done with some of the heavyweights of European cooking. Today, she regales us with a conversation with French superstar Philippe Labbe. Enjoy!
Matteo Garrone exposes a genre—and a culture
With 'Holy Motors,' the Great Director returns in a rush
Deserving of its awards, Pablo Giorgelli's Cannes Best First Feature winner is all about the road taken
Nanni Moretti releases a toothless satire of the Catholic Church
A grown man holds a boy in his basement
Ryan Gosling at the wheel in the glossy, retro heist-gone-bad bloodbath
Remembering the Romanian 'good old days'
A girl's lust for adventure, even at rest, in 'The Sleeping Beauty'
Europe then and now, according to Jean-Luc Godard, in 'Film Socialisme'
The beautiful horndogs of 'Kaboom' get blown
The Chance's 'The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?' explores what happens when a seemingly decent man falls for the udder woman
William Friedkin on Bug, Cruising and nights at the opera
Gyno-centric director returns with a light-hearted ghost story
Olivier Assayas hypnotic rock ballad
The Dardenne brothers searing LEnfant
Match Points moral melodrama
Foreign director shows us his vision of a gun-crazy America
Slapsticky westerns filmmaker unexpectedly finds talent back home in OC
Bill Murray looks for love in all the wrong places
Living with Dogville
Coping with uncertainty in Scandinavia and Hollywood
Denys Arcands The Barbarian Invasions brings redemption to the reckoning
Gus Van Sant aestheticizes the outcast, again
Quentin Tarantinos Kill Bill (or half of it, anyway)
Kevin Costner and Harvey Pekar deliver the goods
Sweet Sixteens kids on the edge; The Seas family in hell
Surrogate fathers in The Good Thief and The Son
Polanskis The Pianist and Meyjes Max
The human souls of Full Frontal
The Piano Teacher strikes sparks of submission
Amelielove her or else
UCI screens the anti-genre
Amores Perros owes more to Quentin Tarantino than to Diego Rivera
Dancer in the Darks beautiful agony
Wan winners and beautiful losers
Of schizophrenic cops and therapy groups turned communes