Latest unclassifiable, near-indescribable effort by San Francisco-based "culture jammer" Craig Baldwin, "Mock Up on Mu" is a typically dense yet delightful combination of found and new footage in the…
Tim Supple's athletic, exotic-erotic "A Midsummer Night's Dream" is a mixed bag.
This "Before Sunrise"-like tale of two twentysomething strangers -- here African-American San Franciscans -- who spend an uninterrupted 24-hours-plus together doesn't mine quite enough character…
Even bold stage director Peter Sellars' detractors -- of which there have been many -- should appreciate the passion and intelligence behind his oft-controversial artistic choices as captured in this…
Docu "Calavera Highway" proves twisty in both geographic and psychological terms, following the long, wayward journey undertaken by a Los Angeles son to deliver his mother's ashes home to Texas -…
Following their protagonist over nearly a decade, Elizabeth Farnsworth and Patricio Lanfranco Leverton's "The Judge and the General" is an engrossing look at a randomly appointed magistrate's dogged…
Raw-youth drama has long since become a cinematic cliche -- albeit one than can always be rejuiced by a fresh perspective.
Think your job environment is inhospitable? Try working alongside the scientists posted in high-altitude Antarctica at temperatures down to minus-60 degrees Fahrenheit in "Ice People."
"Touching Home" emerges as a formulaic triumph-over-odds tale with too little distinguishing detail.
Potent, evenhanded "Ask Not" argues that the "don't ask, don't tell" policy has only harmed U.S. military strength since President Clinton signed the ersatz "honorable compromise" in 1993.
Afro-Cuban dance music master Cachao, aka Israel Lopez, died in March at age 89, turning this docu's premiere into a memorial as well as a celebration.