"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.
An outfit that seemed bound for glory but derailed well short of that destination, Los Angeles' "drunk-rock" band Thelonious Monster ultimately earned less appreciation for its music than notoriety…
The considerable legacy of Gene Sharp, the unassuming Boston political-science professor whose writings influenced national liberation movements around the globe, is spotlit in Ruaridh Arrow's…
Arguably not since "The Vanishing" has a director remade his foreign-language breakout feature to such diminishing returns as with "13," Gela Babluani's Americanized reworking of his "13 Tzameti"…
"Stage Left" posits the San Francisco Bay Area as a particularly rich breeding ground for the artistically and politically progressive in post-WWII American theater.
After winning some acclaim for his 2007 bigscreen debut "Darling," writer-director Johan Kling experiences a sophomore slump with "Trust Me."
Though myriad aspects of its story have already been probed in greater depth elsewhere, Frances Causey and Donald Goldmacher's "Heist" is well timed as a one-stop summary of reasons for ordinary…
The kind of bottom-feeding yuckfest where a character's slip in dog poo within the first minutes sets the tenor for the next 90 or so.
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…
"The Butcher's Wife" is a respectable but dramatically unrewarding debut for writer-director Gao Xiongjie, a veteran teacher of film and television arts at China's Central Academy of Drama.