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.
Canadian helmer Jamie Dagg's debut thriller is slow to get going and hampered by an inexpressive leading man.
A high-minded, topical and cumulatively gripping character study that could serve as an art-house breakout for German director Christian Zubert.
BFFs in London find their near-lifelong bond tested after one of them is diagnosed with breast cancer, occasioning a roller-coaster of emotions, wrong-things-said and reconciliations.
"The Babushkas of Chernobyl" paints an affectionate portrait of a group of women who, after the 1986 Chernobyl disaster and evacuation, returned to the exclusion zone surrounding the nuclear power…
The film trails two itinerant friends as they break into house after house in the Catskills, looking for places to live and chill; they're convinced that such criminal sojourns will become…
Ideal for viewers who find Ingmar Bergman too loose-limbed (or resent the relative humor of Bela Tarr), the movie at least casts a spell with its bleak woodland scenery.