The secret hideout of a group of Flemish horndogs comes under threat of exposure in "Loft," a tightly drawn, atmospheric thriller that has one false bottom too many to qualify as great.
Boyd van Hoeij
Adaptation of a Norwegian cult novel published in 1983 enjoyably follows two spaced-out weed dealers in Oslo coming to terms with the end of the hippie era as they struggle to sell their last -- and…
Story of a teenage rugby talent forced to look after his younger brother is a familiar tale of working-class woes and insurmountable domestic odds that largely redeems itself thanks to an affable…
A young Cameroon madam with a motley crew of dispossessed kids takes a new recruit under her wings in "The Tree of Ghibet."
Law and crime make uneasy bedfellows in "Galantuomini," a modest blend of crime drama and star-crossed romance set in Italy's Deep South.
A godless Polish capitalist has his blood pump in the wrong place in "And a Warm Heart," a labored comedy-drama in which a cardiac transplantat is a medical and symbolic necessity. Vet helmer…
An idealistic Flemish journo has a hard time putting his money where his mouth is in helmer Jan Verheyen's "Cut Loose," a dramedy that tackles hot-button topics such as euthanasia and immigrant…
Jaw-droppingly handsome cast, laugh-out-loud moments aplenty and a finely sketched, more serious undertow should make this third feature by Gallic helmer Lisa Azuelos a big hit in Gaul.
A law student tries to play his cards right but instead finds himself in a downward spiral of crime and abuse in "The Past Is a Foreign Land."
Two downed U.S. soldiers in rural Afghanistan happen upon an opium-producing family living under a Soviet tank in "Opium War," Siddiq Barmak's baffling second feature.