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Kenneth Turan

A va-va-voom flirt and a deliciously amoral world in the restored French noir 'Quai des Orfèvres'

Henri-Georges Clouzot’s knockout 1947 crime thriller/film noir “Quai des Orfèvres” returns in a new 4K restoration with the soul-destroying shadows of its vintage Paris ambience so crisply presented you can almost smell the sweat of its music hall numbers.

'The Judge' documentary explores Middle East's first female jurist in sharia law courts

Erika Cohn's fine documentary on Kholoud Al-Faqih, a judge in a Palestinian sharia or religious court in the West Bank. That may not sound like much until you realize that when appointed she was the first woman to hold this position in the Middle East in the more than a thousand years of existence.

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