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.
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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.
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.