Jon Frosch

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  • 12 months ago | Film and TV

    "The way to a man's heart is through his stomach" runs the old cliché and the rather uninspired starting point for The Lunchbox, a slow-building, pleasingly low-key romantic dramedy set in Mumbai. Making his feature-length debut as writer a...

  • "The way to a man's heart is through his stomach" runs the old cliché and the rather uninspired starting point for The Lunchbox, a slow-building, pleasingly low-key romantic dramedy set in Mumbai. Making his feature-length debut as...

  • Blending cliché-prone genres -- disease-of-the-week tearjerker, marital melodrama, musical -- into an unwieldy but distinctive hybrid, Belgian director Felix van Groeningen's The Broken Circle Breakdown holds you even as it flies...

  • Greek-born French filmmaker Costa-Gavras has gone after "isms"—fascism, Nazism, imperialism—in vivid political melodramas like Z and Missing, as well as less accomplished, though watchable, movies like Music Box...

  • Greek-born French filmmaker Costa-Gavras has gone after "isms"—fascism, Nazism, imperialism—in vivid political melodramas like Z and Missing, as well as less accomplished, though watchable, movies like Music Box...

  • A French homage to classic American comedies with a few distinct Gallic touches (steamy foreplay, nipples visible through a rain-soaked blouse), Populaire stars dashingly snaggletoothed Romain Duris as Louis, a 1950s office man who trains...