No stranger to Woody Allen comparisons, Dani Levy offers up his own "Stardust Memories" in "Life Is Too Long," a farcical fantasia about (what else?) a Jewish-German filmmaker grappling with midlife…
Arriving 12 years after their first film, 1999's "Straightman," director Ben Berkowitz and co-scenarist/producer Ben Redgrave's sophomore feature "Polish Bar" is a much slicker affair.
This earnest, well-acted drama reps a respectable wade into a bleak historical chapter, but can't quite avoid a sense of familiar terrain trod more memorably.
Pic focuses on a group of Hungarian Jews en route to a death camp, and their reluctant keepers, who both manage to re-awaken the humanity in each other.
New musical feels like an unironic throwback to that era's wistful-quirky off-Broadway tuners. Nonetheless it's a crowdpleaser that should be a local hit, as well as a viable future prospect for…
If heterosexual lovers of juvenile sex comedies require regular helpings of "American Pie," equal-opportunity exploitation entitles gay male auds to a steady diet of "Eating Out."
"Happy" ponders contemporary happiness via visits with folks around the globe who've chased down that bluebird.
True-crime saga can't help but intrigue, though the execution falls short of its full potential.
The third time's the charm for writer-director David Lewis, whose first two gay-themed features were earnest but undercooked dramas.
"Unhappy Birthday" should attract niche VOD sales, though less adventurous genre fans might bridle at the pic's slow pace and gay content.