This typically high-polish, psychologically angled contempo Spanish horror-thriller is well handled in all departments even if its ideas never feel particularly fresh, or their execution more than…
Jonas Govaerts' first feature is a pastiche of familiar horror elements that's well-crafted throughout, but falls prey to the common dilemma of finding a payoff worthy of the buildup.
This underdeveloped tale set on an island in Northern Ontario's Georgian Bay fails to build the intrigue or tension required for a thriller, and falls short as a character-driven drama as well.
Where writer-helmet Jalmari Helander's prior Xmas nightmare, "Rare Exports," was a distinctively Finnish product (albeit one with high gloss), this sophomore feature is very much in the style of a…
Despite competent performances and packaging, dialogue and situations in Aimee Lagos' script are too routine to create much excitement.
Duo's followup to "The Yes Men" (2003) and "The Yes Men Fix the World" (2009) is another entertaining mix of agitpop, pranksterism and autobiography that should expand modestly on prior entries'…
Devoted fans of the Italian giallo genre will get a hoot out of the precision with which "The Editor" satirizes their clumsier conventions. Unfortunately, no one else is likely to get the joke.
Nothing feels fresh here -- not even Christopher Plummer hamming it up as a crusty-coot grandpa -- and Philip Martin's routinely polished direction only underscores the cliche-composting of Richard…
"A Little Chaos" is all too tidy, as it imposes a predictable, pat modern sensibility on a most unconvincing depiction of late 17th-century French aristo life.
Near-plotless pic about a dissatisfied man spending a weekend hiking alone is driven by his stream-of-consciousness voiceover, and might easily have seemed pretentious or self-indulgent without the…