A blood-and-thunder melodrama bordering on horror, albeit played in a curiously low key, Philip Gelatt's "The Bleeding House" recalls recent home-invasion thrillers as well as the quasi-religious…
Not quite the ordeal for viewers that it is for its hapless heroine, "End of Animal" is nonetheless a slow-moving trip to nowhere that ultimately frustrates more than intrigues. Debuting director Jo…
This mockumentary, about helmer's fictive attempts to get a martial-arts adventure starring himself greenlit, offers just mild amusement in a biz-insider vein, with even the writer-director-star at…
A portrait of once-great Motor City abandoned whole by the American Dream, this handsomely shot docu from French filmmaker Florent Tillon is intriguing but unsatisfying.
Regis Sauder probes the personalities and prospects of contemporary lower-class urban French high-school students in docu.
"Reborning" is consistently intriguing in parts, but eventual histrionics don't effect as they should.
"Hugh Jackman in Performance" is full of Broadway tunes and charm, with a little dose of enthusiasm thrown in.
Spawned by San Francisco fringe theater and sketch-comedy veterans, "The Selling" is a comedians' movie -- a bit of an in-joke full of droll riffing, consistently wry and diverting, but not that…
Needlessly cryptic, this drama plays like a pretentious, stereotypically Teutonic version of "Knocked Up" crossed with "Rosemary's Baby," minus the former's humor and the latter's supernatural…
A bit of a shaggy-dog story, Argentine Alejandro Chomski's fourth feature might have worked better at sub-feature length.
Pic channels the dislocation of a solitary emigre who leaves Peru to improve his family's lot working in more economically prosperous, less politically turbulent Chile.