Recalling the once-imposing San Francisco attraction that offered myriad entertainment options from the fin de secle until its demise in the 1960s, "Sutro's: The Palace at Lands End" plays like an…
Enjoyably ridiculous "Manborg" finds Canadian film collective Astron-6 parodying the Reagan era's most disposable VHS sci-fi features, just as their concurrent "Father's Day" mocks its low-end horror…
Winnipeg collective Astron-6's first feature, "Father's Day," is a gleefully tasteless quasi-grindhouse nasty that's funnier than most of the many such parodic cheesefests that have been created…
Finally premiering more than four years after principal photography wrapped, "War of the Dead" arrived in time to play Toronto's After Dark fest alongside "Exit Humanity," another movie placing…
Given the drastically overcrowded field of zombie movies, "Exit Humanity" merits appreciation for really trying something different: It's a Civil War-era piece that, low budget aside, is in many ways…
Bringing together slasher horror, delusional-superhero seriocomedy and dysfunctional family-reunion uplift, "Some Guy Who Kills People" has few original elements, but does a neat job pulling familiar…
As pedestrian as its title, sports docu "Rise and Shine" finds little of real interest in the story of Jay DeMerit, a Midwesterner who successfully went abroad to find a place in pro soccer.
An ambitious Brit indie that doesn't quite meet the expectations it raises, "Eliminate: Archie Cookson" starts as a droll sad-sack spin on spy spoofery, but by the end has shifted from comedy toward…
Relentless building-block puzzle Tetris, perhaps the most popular videogame ever created, gets "King of Kong"-style treatment in "Ecstasy of Order."
"Adventures in Plymptoons!" pays tribute to Oscar-nominated animator Bill Plympton, very much in the style of his own gleefully impudent work.
Brian Lilla's documentary "Patagonia Rising" weighs the environmental and cultural impact of five massive hydroelectric dams proposed for Chile's Patagonia region.