More interested in atmosphere than in story, Faur presents the milieus of two sets of marginal characters: the alienated teenagers and the criminally inclined cabbies, and shows what might have led…
A high-concept experiment in style and structure melds surprisingly well with a gripping crime tale in "Dot," the fifth feature from Turkish auteur Dervis Zaim.
In "We've Never Been to Venice," a road trip becomes grief therapy for a young couple overwhelmed into stony silence by their loss. The overall concept might have played better as a short, but as…
An Ashkenazi Jew's transformation into one of the most influential thinkers of modern Islam is explored in Austrian helmer Georg Misch's provocative docu.
Awakening from a two-month coma with total amnesia, a man sets out to learn who put a bullet in his brain and killed his wife and son in "The Fourth Man."
When a Croatian war-vet-turned-private-investigator recognizes the actress in a Serbian porn film, his quest to find her leads to blackly comic complications in the sardonic romantic drama "Will Not…
The ethnic hatred behind the 1990s Balkan bloodshed spark to life in startling fashion in Croatian writer-helmer Goran Rusinovic's "Buick Riviera," a low-budget, artistically ambitious psychological…
Set in an isolated Croatian mountain village, the grotesque drama "Kino Lika" follows three misfits and their problems.
A colorful, fast-paced adaptation/abridgement of a popular literary novel referred to as Sweden's "Catcher in the Rye," helmer Daniel Wallentin's debut feature, "One Eye Red," can be appreciated in…
Set in Prague's rapidly changing Karlin district, "Night Owls," the second feature from Czech helmer Michaela Pavlatova, is an atmospherically shot, mostly well-acted coming-of-ager yoked to a script…
The denizens of a ramshackle pub on one of Prague's river islands finally leave their cozy perch to con the con men who took their sad-sack pal to the cleaners in "Fine by Me."
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Damien Chazelle and Barry Jenkins on That Oscars Shocker: The Morning-After Interview
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner