Which movies got you the most for your money in '08?
A jury divided unites around Laurent Cantet's schoolhouse drama
Reflecting its moment, Cannes 2008 takes a decidedly serious tone
Iranian director scores with sports movie as social commentary
'Bamako' upends the concept of the "festival film"
'Death of a President' and other film fest trigger-pullers blow away dissent
Extreme landscapes engulf eco-warriors in Chinese adventure saga
Why does the film festival make great movies look so bad?
The M-SPIFF's second week brings 'The World' and more
Four critics pick 40 or so favorites--and fail to agree on a single one
Expelling the proletariat from China's workers' paradise
The same old auteurs, profound political films, and baffling Brits
The National Entertainment State Stands Firm--Then Runs Away
New films from Hong Kong and mainland China stoke the fires of discontent
The money swapping was typically dubious. The movies were surprisingly bold. A story treatment from Hollywood's mountain outpost, Sundance 2001.