"White Nights," Dostoyevsky's melancholic 1848 story of loneliness fleetingly relieved, has inspired many a notable filmmaker to bittersweet heights — Luchino Visconti ("White Nights"), Robert…
Junkie life is as chicly miserable as its most vapid chroniclers have always had us believe in "Asthma," a feature directorial debut from actor Jake Hoffman that is sorely in need of its own inhaler.
Generally under-represented in queer cinema, the "B" quadrant of LGBT culture gets some gentle, thoughtful attention in David Lambert's refreshingly polysexual romantic comedy "All Yours."
This time last year, Chad Hartigan hit Karlovy Vary midway through an extensive festival tour for his soph feature "This is Martin Bonner."
It is indicative of both the vast ambition and limited imagination behind British one-man industry Noel Clarke's shoestring sci-fi effort "The Anomaly" that its marketing has brazenly lifted its…
Dylan Thomas knew the transcendent power of great art: "The world is never the same," he famously said, "once a good poem has been added to it."
It's always darkest before the dawn, goes the saying — but in resuming a franchise already suspended on a downbeat note, "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" sees the simian revolution reaching…
"Making the invisible visible" is the objective that Scottish physicist Robert Watson-Watt repeatedly claims to pursue in "Castles in the Sky."
Any director who titles his film "Hyena" is setting himself up for critical wisecracks about creative scavenging, and true enough, Gerard Johnson's ultraviolent crooked-cop thriller wears its…
"Been there, done that" probably shouldn't be one's first response to the end of the world, though the apocalypse has by now been rehearsed enough times on screen for it to feel a familiar threat.