Richly endowed with true-to-life moments and a generosity of spirit.
"Lost Angels" is a warm, humanistic portrait of Los Angeles' Skid Row.
Pic uses clever touches and resists self-pity in casting the band's misfortunes.
A solid, gorgeous-looking docu marred only slightly by a tendency to bury its subject.
"The Wildest Dream: Conquest of Everest" is a solid, gorgeous-looking docu marred only slightly by a tendency to bury the lead.
At an early press screening of "The Wolf Knife," there were a number of walkouts at the 15-minute mark, presumably in response to the filmmaking style. It's surprising there weren't more 45 minutes…
"Skiing Everest" is a well-lensed yet largely anemic specialty docu.
Still waters run shallow in "Upstate," a dull, directionless attempt to imbue an uneventful weekend getaway with unearned personal and generational import. Though the film is brightened by some nice…
Writer-director Hilda Hidalgo has seemingly unlocked the key to translating Gabriel Garcia Marquez's writing into film.
Well-meaning, well made and all but allergic to subtlety.