Bash first, ask questions later is the default setting for the elite police unit in "The Sweeney," a defiantly anachronistic actioner named after the copshow that topped British TV ratings in the…
A London self-storage facility provides an appropriately eerie location for "Storage 24," an amiably routine genre pic that combines sci-fi and horror elements.
Platinum music artist Ben Drew makes an auspicious feature helming debut with microbudget British urban drama "Ill Manors."
The hot-button topic of school bullying provides an attention-grabbing hook for "After Lucia," the grimly persuasive sophomore feature from Mexican writer-helmer-producer Michel Franco ("Daniel and…
Taking a bit of a detour from the sexy gay arthouse dramas he's known for, Sebastien Lifshitz ("Come Undone") records the little-heard, agreeably candid voices of France's elderly lesbians and gay…
Melding heightened drama with quirky, state-of-the-nation social realism, the pic aims to undercut epic plot contrivance with naturalistic perfs and a lyrical shooting style.
Blighty's mid-1980s battles between publishers and print unions provide the unlikely backdrop for "Outside Bet," a strained caper about a bunch of south London pals who pool their resources to buy a…
Sixteen years after "Trainspotting" pushed Scottish author Irvine Welsh, helmer Danny Boyle and star Ewan McGregor into the international spotlight, feature debutant Rob Heydon tries for similar…
An average guy gets caught in the middle of an escalating government conspiracy and must, as usual, trust no one, beat the clock, dodge the bullets and save the day in Madrid-set thriller "The Cold…
"StreetDance 3D" proved a surprise smash at U.K. cinemas and did healthy biz abroad, beating "Step Up 3" to the punch as the first stereoscopic dance movie. Now "StreetDance 2" aims to repeat the…
Pic doesn't match its premier-league ambition, and is let down by generic material that's light on both action and persuasive plotting.