"Sealed Cargo" manages to eke an awful lot of fun and heart out of the unappetizing notion of police trying to sneak imported toxic sludge to a rural dump site.
There's no hint of any redeeming grey matter existing between the ears of "Dark Skull's" protagonist, who at all times runs a short gamut between the stupid, angry, violent, drunken and unconscious.
With any random few minutes affording as much understanding as the near-structureless whole, this might've worked better as a video installation piece.
Loose lips sink ships, as the pubescent heroine's casual fibbing to divorced parents ends up endangering the very existence of her "two mommies" home.
Focuses on the titular California-based band's co-founders Jesse Hughes and Josh Homme,their French fans, and the mutual recovery that ensues after suffering horrific trauma.
This winsome comedy may hit a sweet spot for some viewers while inducing sugar shock in others.
Jacob Berger's feature incorporates period-blurring anachronisms to underline how issues of anti-Semitism and fascistic violence remain sadly all too current today.
With far-right nationalist ideologies suddenly a matter of pressing interest to almost everyone, the timing is regrettably ideal for "Keep Quiet."
A sudden disappearance is usually springboard for thriller conventions, but writing-directing duo Lisa Robinson and Annie J. Howell's feature takes that premise down another path.
The combination of raves, hallucinogens, wild youth and pagan rituals in a creepy former mental asylum ought to add up to something a lot more exciting than it does in this U.S.-Colombia…
Billed as a wilderness survival thriller, "Sugar Mountain" is in fact more of a potboiler involving a romantic triangle and ill-conceived fraud scheme.
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