A most pleasant and popular -- if medically dubious -- means of "curing" that quintessential 19th century women's ailment, hysteria, provides the hook in Sarah Ruhl's "In the Next Room (or the…
There's no brave smiling through tears for the heroine of the bluntly titled "Tough Titty," whose breast cancer diagnosis begins years of debilitating treatments, side effects and sheer exasperation.
Flat, obvious and doesn't begin to approach the creepiness of the 2003 South Korean original.
"The Immaculate Conception of Little Dizzle" is a (mostly) live-action first feature by David Russo, who's made several well-received animated shorts -- and this peculiar, rather pointless mix of…
Purgatorial Me Decade perkiness is recaptured in "Smile 'Til It Hurts," which chronicles the bizarre history of Up With People. That peppy counterpoint-to-the-counterculture youth choir sprang from a…
A potent argument for the Obama administration's move from isolationism to diplomacy, Pamela Yates' "The Reckoning" chronicles the controversial first years of the Intl. Criminal Court.
Joe Berlinger's latest docu is an issue-oriented activist effort about corporate malfeasance and environmental catastrophe.
Breaks no new ground, but immediately engages with its astute observation.
Norwegian cinema mines the genre's No. 2 unstoppable killing machine via "Dead Snow."
Pic highlights recent First Amendment cases while conveying the diverse sweep of our nation's free-speech battles.
More congratulatory than insightful, "Why We Laugh" offers an entertaining overview of African-American comedic talent over recent decades.