The playful mixture of fantasy superheroics and real-world teen angst that floated culty graphic-novel-derived films "Kick-Ass" and "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World" translates more unevenly to the stage…
The lives of last century's most famous conjoined twins are recounted in Leslie Zemeckis' entertaining documentary "Bound by Flesh."
A spy story a la "The Lives of Others," this well-crafted drama serves as a reasonably engrossing showcase for some of Germany's best young actors
The first spawn of a German co-sponsored training/production program started after the success of Tom Tykwer and Hawa Essuman's "Soul Boy," Kenya's Oscar submission "Nairobi Half Life" is a lively…
A shrill yet dirge-like compendium of atrocities whose good intentions are overwhelmed by sledgehammer content and execution.
Offering a slightly fantastical plague scenario not unlike "Blindness," "The Cleaner" exchanges that book-to-film's large canvas and graphic societal collapse with something austere and intimate.
A very Gallic kind of moody character drama, "Crawl" treads familiar waters in depicting a hesitant romance between two loners as contrasted with another couple's marital woes in a cash-strapped…
An unremarkable premise -- dim bulbs plot vengeance on employer, said plan goes awry -- is cleverly milked for maximum black-comedy payoff in "Mon ami."
Mike Malloy's long but lively documentary taps a first-rate lineup of surviving participants to reminisce about their "Me" Decade spent toiling in molto Italio ripoffs of the era's blockbuster U.S…
Not to be confused with sex addicts, the hapless protagonists of "Love Addict" take emotional dependency to delusional, destructive, sometimes borderline-demented extremes.
Competition docu "Ping Pong" follows eight players from around the globe as they participate in an international summit: The difference is that this is table tennis for seniors, with octogenarians on…