"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.
The un-heartwarming story of two real-life little girls who nearly stabbed a classmate to death because they thought it would please a fictive bogeyman who's gained recent traction online.
This caper documentary investigates an embarrassing scandal that rocked the world of highest-end wine collectors and left as many as 40,000 "fake" bottles still circulating in their milieu.
Veteran documentarian Brendan J. Bryne's feature does an excellent job contextualizing this famous chapter for viewers not already steeped in modern Irish history.
"The Last Laugh" asks the non-musical question—well, unless you're talking about "The Producers"—"Can Nazis and the Final Solution ever be funny? Should they be joked about?"
Stranger than fiction, this prankishly entertaining documentary is well-suited for people who think they don't like documentaries.
As much like a Guy Maddin movie as an anthropological dig, with a goldmine of archival materials complemented by beautiful animated sequences.
Even-keeled in execution but highly eventful in content, this clever social satire has accrued numerous prizes on the fest circuit
A surprisingly sober entry in the Tribeca Fest's midnight section, and even more surprising winner of its audience award for narrative features.