There is a certain kind of film, rare in the best of times, that exudes a distinct creative concentration, a precisely measured marinade of character and story that suggests an extended gestation…
As blunt and methodical as the now-soured sweet science that is its subject, director Bert Marcus’ “Champs” is the moviegoing opposite of a prize fight, a slick but not particularly stylish…
Possibly the cheekiest and most life-affirming documentary on the concept of death and dying since Errol Morris' “Gates of Heaven,” “Tender” is a valentine to the can-do spirit of Australians in…
A 12-year-old Australian lad discovers a knack for flying the title creation, soaring on his talent and determination to the world paper plane championships in Japan.
"The Water Diviner" marks an ambitious if emotionally manipulative directing debut for Russell Crowe.
Promising "a night of inspiration," dedicated "in loving memory" to pic's subject Louis Zamperini, director-producer Angelina Jolie presented the world premiere of her second film as director…
Rolf de Heer's compassionate, clear-eyed drama about the contemporary Aboriginal condition is a showcase for veteran actor, co-scenarist and friend David Gulpilil.
A group of conflicted men, prisoners and inmates discover the majesty of great birds — and through them, the cleansing power of redemption — in the deeply felt outdoor drama "Healing."
Actors recount authentic stories of crossover between this world and the indigenous spirit realm in the unique and atmospheric docudrama hybrid "The Darkside."
Emma Davie and Morag McKinnon deliver an achingly reflective look at the life of a man struggling with ALS.
An Aussie fighter pilot tries to stay alive in the thick Singaporean jungle in Aaron Wilson's ravishingly shot first feature.