A serviceable screen record of the (essentially) one-man show Christopher Plummer has been performing since its premiere in 1996, "Barrymore" presents the enjoyable spectacle of one great actor…
"God Bless America" takes on a wide spectrum of what's wrong with the U.S. of A. today: bottom-feeding reality TV, vapid celebrity culture, hateful political commentators spreading disinformation…
Once brief preliminaries are over, this tale of a wealthy family under siege at the requisite isolated country home offers genre fans what they came for in terms of high-body-count mayhem.
Tanya Wexler's "Hysteria" feels much like what would result if one took the conceptual gist of Sara Ruhl's sublimely witty play "In the Next Room."
Though handsome to look at, so-so supernatural chiller "The Awakening" recalls "The Others," "The Orphanage" and other haunted-house tales of recent vintage, making an impression more derivative than…
Grief doesn't rate high among emotional states suited to high-octane presentation; hence the disconnect between excessive style and sober content in "Burning Man," a feature-length montage posing as…
Interesting docu takes a look at five young residents trying to carve out lives despite continued violence in Afghanistan.
Hanging out with a 1970s cult figure of raunchy R&B "party records" is less fun than one would expect.
The newer of two features by Italo helmer Lucio Pellegrini in the Montreal World fest, "The Perfect Life" is of a piece with his other entry, "Unlikely Revolutionaries," in that both flirt with…
A family emergency forces a resentful grown offspring to care for his impossible father in "Only Son."
Proving once again that any history can be made into formulaic feel-good pablum, Daniel Bruhl vehicle "Lessons of a Dream" hits all the expected revisionist PC notes in positing soccer's arrival as a…