"OC87" serves both its subject and its viewers well by chronicling a process that is actually insightful, entertaining and apparently successful.
Abused and abusing, the titular figures in "Black N Blue Boys/Broken Men" struggle to escape cycles of domestic violence.
"U.N. Me" damningly appraises the United Nations as an institution whose noble original mission has grown compromised by Kafkaesque bureaucracy, ineptitude, corruption and the influence of member…
This earnest, well-crafted drama is likely to pick up some admirers in niche release.
Pic delivers the basic goods, if not much more, as formulaic, functional guys'-night-in entertainment, providing employment to many shirtless, no-necked actors.
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…
As an undeniable exercise in third-hand coolness, with nods to spaghetti Westerns and '70s drive-in actioners, "El Gringo" is diverting enough.
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…
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.