"Atlas Shrugged: Part II -- The Strike" is consistent with its predecessor as a somewhat awkward translation of Ayn Rand's 1957 novel to our current era, handled with bland telepic-style competency.
The documentary's broad theme necessitates quick, superficial treatment of myriad underlying causes, but it's a solid, fairly even-handed spur for discussion that will be particularly welcome in…
"Grave Encounters 2" sends a new crew of intrepid filmmakers to the shuttered asylum of the first film, trying to find out if what their predecessors shot was real or faked. No one but the characters…
Film throws together a lot of superficially flashy elements that never gel in any organic way.
By-the-numbers slasher pic "Smiley" starts by borrowing the key concept of "Candyman," ends with a denouement heavily indebted to "Scream," and stuffs its middle with a dismayingly high quotient of…
"Combat Girls" covers familiar terrain with its fictive portrait of racist-fascist youth in the dreary socioeconomic landscape of today's post-Iron Curtain East Germany.
Toshiaki Toyoda's latest is an insinuating oddity that throws together yakuza types and a rock-star-like cult leader.
More is less in "BearCity 2: The Proposal," Douglas Langway's sequel to his 2010 gay indie comedy.
Announcing its intentions and major plot points with a diva belting "Trailer Trash Blues," Del Shores' "Blues for Willadean" isn't aiming for subtlety.
Jennifer Lynch's "Chained" is a repugnant exercise in physical and psychological sadism that, like her "Boxing Helena" 20 years ago, raises the question of whether a movie directed by a woman can be…
At 35, Marin event is key stop on road to film launches, Oscar night