Rust and Bone

Central Standard Friday
12:47 pm
Fri February 1, 2013

Movie Critics: Winter releases

Jessica Chastain portrays the CIA analyst Maya in the new movie Zero Dark Thirty.
Credit Sony Pictures

  The movie critics take a look at recent releases from Tinseltown.  Together Russ Simmons, Fox 4; John Tibbots, professor of film at KU, and Eric Melin, Scene Stealers explore the depiction of torture in Zero Dark Thirty the craft of horror in Mama and interesting surprises from Warm Bodies.


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Film
6:04 am
Fri January 18, 2013

Brutality And Tenderness Converge In 'Rust And Bone'

Mattias Schoenaerts and Marion Cotillard in 'Rust and Bone'
Courtesy Sony Classics KCUR

Foreign films do well in the United States in proportion to how successfully their captivating stories feel as close as next door - not foreign at all but intimate and familiar. French filmmaker Jacques Audiard does this with startling acuity in his new movie Rust and Bone, where Oscar winner Marion Cotillard (La Vie en Rose) and Belgian star-in-the-making Matthias Schoenaerts ferociously embody lost souls bonded by their inner demons and outer damage.

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