Andrew Steggall's debut feature "Departure" shows considerable promise with the sensitivity of its emotional and aesthetic palette, but eventually those qualities curdle into affectation.
A coming-of-age tale that's also about the impending loss of a parent, engaging, unpretentious "Nena" gets a breakout performance from Abbey Hoes in the title role.
Laura Gabbert's documentary amplifies its native Los Angelean subject's love of both gastronomic diversity and his wildly diverse hometown itself.
Not far-flung from the fate-controlled, aggressively quirky cinematic universe of fellow Belgian Jaco Van Dormael, Xavier Seron's debut narrative feature nonetheless eventually arrives at its own…
An "Amelie"-like tale of whimsical wonder tinged with a bit more black comedy, "Liza, the Fox-Fairy" has been a Hungarian b.o. smash.
This earnest drama ultimately has an intriguing arc that rewards patience.
The titular event stops characters in their tracks for a grindingly long time before Levan Bahkia's film shifts to a new but barely-less-restrictive situation in its last third.
Jacob Gentry's first feature since 2007's exquisite-corpse triptych "The Signal" should appeal to a smaller segment of the same demo that made thinky chamber sci-fi "Ex-Machina" a sleeper hit this…
Annika Iltis and Timothy Kane's debut feature docu finds plenty of rooting interest and colorful characters in a competition whose willful perversity brings an inevitable, generous side helping of…
This fictive sketch of fanatical Christian anti-abortion activists terrorizing a rural community makes up in brute power whatever it lacks in subtlety.
"Nina Forever" manages a certain degree of novelty as it charts a relationship triangle in which only two sides can count themselves among the living.