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…
Beginning as a hard-boiled crime drama, the movie gradually reveals a more satirical intent, commenting on what it sees as untapped potential in the Lebanese film industry.
Screenwriter-helmer Alexandra-Therese Keining's movie is fitfully complex in its depiction of fluid sexual identity, but also somewhat plodding and eager to spell out what might have worked better as…
Closer to the absurdism of Martin McDonagh ("In Bruges") than to some of first-time feature helmer Robin Pront's acknowledged models (Tarantino, the Coens), the movie is slow to reveal its nastier…
A squashed extra, an assassination plot, blackmail, riots, raging libidos, ghastly ego trips and, of course, a few song-and-dance numbers play into an enjoyably antic farce.