Filled with sleek and often surreal imagery, "The Visit" is served at a cool temperature; it fluctuates from fascinating to banal depending on the logistics under discussion.
Although the film hews closely to the usual reminiscence-doc formula, ample laughs — both from the original magazine pieces and from their creators' recollections — make this a real nonfiction…
Thought-provoking ideas about the ill psychological and sociological effects produced by expectations of "masculinity" are undermined by rambling and at times glib argumentation in "The Mask You Live…
A life of quiet desperation gets an immersive, occasionally too-quiet treatment in "Bob and the Trees."
This abysmal thriller, in which a captive woman escapes and then makes a deal with the man who was holding her, seems to have far more interest in imagining violent scenarios (against women, mainly…
Pic finds most of its best moments in the action-packed scenes south of the Rio Grande.
The doc may be more specialized than the Oscar-nominated "The Gatekeepers," a similar look at Israel's Shin Bet service.
Joe Swanberg continues his march toward the mainstream even as he deepens his signature brand of hangout film.
"People, Places, Things" contains no insights into the human condition so profound as to warrant staking a claim on the world's nouns.
The movie resembles "Dogtooth" and another recent festival favorite, "The Tribe," in the way it plunges viewers into a circumscribed world that has its own warped moral code.