If prolificacy and enterprise were enough, one-man band Jorge Ameer might seem one of the preeminent gay Amerindie filmmakers of recent years.
Helmer Todd Bellanca charts the freefall of a U.S. boxer confronting various forms of squalor in Bangkok.
"Sexual Chronicles of a French Family" offers diverting date-night fare for open-minded heterosexual couples and swingers, though its superiority (artistic or otherwise) to actual porn is debatable.
"6 Month Rule" plows familiar romantic-comedy terrain: the reformation of a terminal Lothario, with a subplot in which he attempts to instruct a freshly dumped nice-guy pal in all the wrong ways to…
Based on a true story, "For the Love of Money" unfortunately comes off as routine pulp fiction, an attempted Scorsese-esque crime epic that too often feels like an underdeveloped outline.
"OC87" serves both its subject and its viewers well by chronicling a process that is actually insightful, entertaining and apparently successful.
Abused and abusing, the titular figures in "Black N Blue Boys/Broken Men" struggle to escape cycles of domestic violence.
"U.N. Me" damningly appraises the United Nations as an institution whose noble original mission has grown compromised by Kafkaesque bureaucracy, ineptitude, corruption and the influence of member…
This earnest, well-crafted drama is likely to pick up some admirers in niche release.
As an undeniable exercise in third-hand coolness, with nods to spaghetti Westerns and '70s drive-in actioners, "El Gringo" is diverting enough.
Pic delivers the basic goods, if not much more, as formulaic, functional guys'-night-in entertainment, providing employment to many shirtless, no-necked actors.