"Who's zoomin' who?" asked Aretha Franklin in her 1985 hit of the same name — and while the song doesn't feature amid the film's cooler musical selections, it summarizes the key dramatic question of…
Marquee letter placers won't be the only ones profoundly unnerved by "The Sky Trembles and the Earth is Afraid and the Two Eyes Are Not Brothers," the latest mind-muddling meditation from singular…
Cowboys-and-Indians antics have rarely been more antic than they are in "Bone Tomahawk," a gleefully grisly genre gazpacho that matches a rousing sense of Old West derring-do to a comic sensibility…
The lighter side of euthanasia — if such a thing can be said to exist — is explored with more grace and good humor than might be expected in "La vanite," an amiably off-kilter new feature from Swiss…
A woman is fatally electrocuted, her distraught son jumps to his death, an elderly witness dies of a heart attack, while a horndog teenager unjustly takes the rap for all of this.
Fevered imagination and nightmarish reality brush shoulders to disconcerting effect in "The Demons," Quebecois filmmaker Philippe Lesage's extraordinary examination of childhood fears festering in…
Fun and games for all the family take a mordant turn in "Family Film," a story of parental negligence and youthful irresponsibility that young and old might prefer to watch in separate rooms.
The eponymous songbirds aren't to be found onscreen in Icelandic helmer Runar Runarsson's soph feature "Sparrows" — and even if they're fluttering just outside the frame, they're not feeling terribly…
The fraternal directing duo's eighth narrative feature is a woozy, last-of-the-summer-wine pleasure, one that never lets the gravity of its thematic concerns — sex and death, sometimes at once — get…
A perky generation-gap fable that sneaks some surprisingly conservative gender politics into its stainless new world of online startups.
Not long ago, it was far easier to predict which foreign-language films wouldn't feature in the Oscar race than it is today.