The use of enactments mutes the power of the film's ostensible authenticity, and much of what we see cries out for more context than the director's (sometimes faux-) noninvolvement style provides.
More of a character study than the low-boil thriller it sometimes appears to be turning into, it is the sort of film that improves significantly with post-viewing consideration, as one works one's…
Dotan doesn't do much to disguise his pessimistic perspective on one of the most fought-over areas on the globe, where he encounters a range of rationales for living on contested land (as well as…
A feature debut from animator Bernardo Britto that gets points for originality but quickly succumbs to terminal self-amusement.
In "Carnage Park," the surviving perpetrator and the kidnapping victim of a botched bank robbery become the prey of a crazed Vietnam vet who has a built a giant prison out of an uninhabited expanse…
Not as powerful as "After Tiller" or as visually distinguished as "Lake of Fire," Porter's advocacy doc settles for a straightforward, somewhat standard presentation, laying out a forceful argument…
An environmental documentary that consists of roughly one-third doom-and-gloom to two-thirds wide-eyed optimism, and that is more potent in individual scenes than it is as a sprawling whole.
This hourlong movie's overarching goal is to present potentially abstruse scientific findings in an accessible manner, something it does without ever making for particularly compelling viewing.
Shot in Jerusalem's Old City, this largely English-language genre offering makes clever and unsettling use of a POV gimmick—most of the action is seen from the vantage point of a character's Google…
The elliptical narrative and political intrigue will appeal to those well-versed in Argentine history as well as to arthouse audiences of the sort that flock to Alexander Sokurov's films, to which…
Delicate performances by Anthony LaPaglia and Julia Blake go a long way toward making the trite plotting seem sophisticated from moment to moment, but commercial prospects are as mild as the movie…