What makes Luke Meyer's docu interesting is the push-pull between high-stakes biz pressure and subjects who — being 13 years old or so — hardly have the attention spans for the drudgery and minutiae…
A solid, borderline exhaustive survey of the Washington D.C. hardcore punk scene of the 1980s — possibly the nation's most influential such milieu, if not tied with Los Angeles.
A variation on found-footage horror — here, the p.o.v. isn't that of an actual camera but a flashlight, a pretty silly concept one is best off ignoring — "Nightlight" manages some creepily…
"The House on Pine Street" finds an expectant young couple moving into a home that seems to be haunted — at least it does to the wife, whose perception of something ominously amiss raises the thought…
A slick but ultimately underwhelming psycho chiller in which a younger man stalks the older serial killer whose evasion of justice scarred the former's life.
Even those unfamiliar with the subject may find sufficient entertainment value in this portrait of a band whose umpteen personnel changes and interpersonal conflicts make for a colorfully convoluted…
The sexist abuse women often face in the video gaming world is spotlit in "GTFO."
If the title appeals, you're probably going to be tolerably amused by Jason Lei Howden's New Zealand stew of heavy metal, gore-horror and comedy.
Only completist admirers of Jason Schwartzman's misfit gallery need trouble with this perilously thin tale.
A potent look at civil war in Sudan, "Madina's Dream" provides eyewitness reportage of an ongoing, lesser-sung African regional/ethnic conflict.
The SXSW Film Festival has always been a launching pad for women in Hollywood — it's where Lena Dunham premiered "Tiny Furniture" in 2010, and "Girls" in 2012; where 2011's "Bridesmaids" debuted; and…