This rather abstract exercise in cinematic biography is as compelling aesthetically as it is somewhat remote emotionally.
Like his role model Houdini, magician/escape artist James "the Amazing" Randi eventually turned his primary attention to debunking "supernatural" charlatans.
A dedicated older teacher struggles to keep one tough slum lad from disappearing into the official channels for delinquents in Ernesto Daranas' drama.
This dramatic miniature about a young Argentine girl's dogged search for her MIA father is the kind of quietly assured work that suggests a helmer has a definite future.
Documentarian Elchin Musaoglu's sophomore narrative feature is an exquisitely shot minimalist tale of an elderly woman left behind in an Azerbaijan village evacuated by regional war.
Sydney Sibilia's slick, energetic debut feature finds a flashy comedic hook on which to hang a critique of patronage and nepotism in Italy's professional fields.
Reza Mirkarimi's latest again probes social issues through a restrained, tightly focused character drama.
"Mirage" extends the surreal fillips of Hungarian director Szabolcs Hajdu's prior features onto an intriguingly offbeat premise based on a short story by the nation's late literary great Sandor Tar…
A clumsily established premise develops into little more than a series of familiar gotcha! scares.
This adaptation of Ron Rash's 2006 novel about some hard-luck folk in 1970s rural Appalachia holds interest--though a story so frequently on the verge of violence ought to build more tension.