Only the fake-blood expenditure has been upped in "Ironclad: Battle for Blood," an anemic sequel to 2011's medieval slay-'em-up "Ironclad" that visibly scrimps in all other departments.
An amiable feline-led romp perhaps best described as a cat o' benign tales.
The title may imply heightened scope and stakes, but only the premise is out of order in "The Purge: Anarchy," a swiftly delivered, surprise-free sequel to 2013's economical sleeper hit.
It's been four years since Karel Och took over as artistic director of the Karlovy Vary Film Festival, during which time the fest's famously youthful audience has multiplied, while the programming…
Of the ten up-and-coming European directors showcased in Variety's Critics' Choice selection at this year's Karlovy Vary Film Festival, only one can claim to have already directed Jake Gyllenhaal in…
Earnest issue drama and pulpy B-thriller mechanics make awkward but not uncompelling bedfellows in "Honour," a debut feature from BAFTA-nominated writer-director Shan Khan that exploits the perceived…
British writer-director Peter Strickland's 2012 feature "Berberian Sound Studio" may have been a surreal exploration of sonic artistry, but he's still not the first person one might expect to see at…
Since Bjork, that eternally eccentric spirit animal of contemporary pop, largely rejected screen acting following an untoppable turn in Lars von Trier's "Dancer in the Dark," a concert film is the…
"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.