Eve Marson's documentary examines the case of a Virginian physician whose work with chronic-pain patients eventually got him convicted on numerous counts of "large-scale drug trafficking."
The average substantial yet less-than-A-list screen career is serpentine, and full of unpredictable digressions — a nature delightfully worked into the very fabric of "Escapes."
This fascinating curiosity is now destined to play everywhere but its subject nation, which has reportedly already tried suppressing its exposure.
Profiles a long-running family musical act whose joyful musicality onstage is somewhat belied by the discordant notes hit behind the scenes.
This fun if unmemorable occult thriller sports — all too faithfully at times — both the typical pleasures and shortcomings of the grade-B '80s movies it pays homage to.
An election year when such issues — not to mention the prominence of women in politics — are more visible than ever makes it the perfect moment for "Political Animals."
"100-year-old lovebirds" Bryoungman Jo and Gyeyeul Chang are already sorta famous for their devotional longevity when we first glimpse them after 75 years of marriage.
Remy Auberjonois' polished feature debut provides an impressive showcase for co-scenarist Kate Nowlin as a career Marine derailed by PTSD upon return to civilian life.
"I'm here to free my parents from The Pits!" proclaims one character late in sci-fi actioner "Andron"--but no one saves the viewer from that same fate.
This semi-improvised indie, shot on location with non-pros, manages to feel considerably more genuine and relevant than most attempts to say something "real" about modern teenagers.
This first feature from helmer Jane Gull and scenarist Duncan Paveling is an enterprising indie that would've benefited from a slightly longer runtime.