Manages a neat trick in playing grotesque and black-comedy elements as wry realism.
Educational tube sales in various territories are likely.
A somber fantasy about a security guard confronted by ghosts after he fails to prevent a suicide bombing.
Film is cleanly shot and devoid of cheap sentimentality.
A lukewarm slacker comedy set in subzero temperatures.
Pic is a successful portrait on its own terms, save one: It's unlikely to excite much theatrical interest.
Russia's 2010 Oscar submission. is less interested in the politics of its chosen milieu than in a glowering hero's machismo.
Thriller is nothing very special or original, but it gets the job done briskly and economically.