Alexandra Westmeier's beautifully shot German docu "Alone in Four Walls" provides a nonjudgmental snapshot of Russian youth.
The gentrification of his native Brooklyn provides a terrific focus for Danny Hoch's patented brand of multi-character, multi-ethnic solo theater in "Taking Over."
Improvisationally developed by co-helmers Stefan Hillebrand and Oliver Paulus, bittersweet "So Long, My Heart!" was shot largely at a working rest home in Mannheim, Germany, with elderly residents…
"Jacob's Brother," is a seriocomic road trip reluctantly taken by two battling brothers and a teenage runaway.
Nifty kidpic "Paula's Secret" handles strong stuff within a clever, frequently humorous tale.
"Fashion Victims" is a clever comedy with a leading character so dislikeable he almost kills the laughs.
Yet another J-horror title is recycled for Western consumption in "One Missed Call," a remake of the 2003 Nipponese spooker that remains one of gonzo helmer Takashi Miike's more conventionally…
The personal cost paid for both passivity and action are weighed in Adam Bock's "The Shaker Chair," which has now been co-produced by Berkeley's Shotgun Players and San Francisco's Encore Theater…
Premiered in 2002 at Pittsburgh's City Theater, "Mrs. Bob Cratchit's Wild Christmas Binge" has become a popular alternative Yuletide offering for small-to-midsize theaters nationwide.
Breaking away from the most of the other critical bodies this awards season, the San Francisco Film Critics' Circle voted Andrew Dominik's "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford"…
A middle-aged Roman's Faustian deal to realize his dreams propels the black comedy "Italian Dream."