Despite a decent premise -- a couple unknowingly buys a foreclosed home full of heroin that prior criminal owners want back -- the pic's pedestrian execution and uninvolving characters make it a…
Maintaining an admirably straight face, this fist-flying flashback is good fun for fanboy types who take its myriad absurdities with the requisite grain of salt.
A comedy about acting your age, or not, writer-director John Chuldenko's "Nesting" focuses on a thirtysomething Los Angeles couple who, worried they've settled down too fast, try to revisit their…
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There's nothing quite like having murderous thieves on your trail to get those dysfunctional-family issues resolved in a hurry, as a Texas family discovers in "Transit."
Repackaging footage reportedly inaccessible for decades, "The Beatles: The Lost Concert" presents what's billed as the Fab Four's only available complete live show.
The unreliable-narrator docu develops a new wrinkle or two with "Informant."
Multihyphenate Patrik-Ian Polk sticks with what he knows in "The Skinny," another likable seriocomic ensembler about a group of young, gay African-American best friends navigating hazardous romantic…
A rock-solid verite docu, Peter Nicks' "The Waiting Room" spends hard time in the emergency room at Highland Hospital in Oakland, Calif., where patients often have to wait all day to be seen, then…
A quietly absorbing portrait of the infinitely finicky care that goes into Michelin three-starred French cuisine, "Step Up to the Plate" has the requisite mix of vicarious gastronomical thrills and…
Enthusiasts of '70s subculture will get their smiley face on with "The Source," which chronicles the short life and rather spectacular demise of a quintessentially Southern California spiritual…
A doobie in hand -- along with some munchables, of course -- might aid viewing of "California, 90420," an unfocused documentary that touches on marijuana legalization and other concrete issues, but…