This articulate, formally immaculate portrait proves less compelling in practice than it does in principle.
Ever since Charles Laughton nabbed an Oscar for "The Private Life of Henry VIII" 82 years ago, the Academy's love affair with British cinema has been a loyal and devoted one, covering such…
A rousing, impassioned study of the challenges and rewards of peace activism in Cuba, "13 Million Voices" might best be described as a finished film about a work in progress.
There was a time, not that long ago, when the Best Foreign Language Film category was one of the most consistent embarrassments of the Academy Awards. In the last five years, however, something…
By the time the title credit goes up in digital flames after being struck by a flying arrow, it should be clear to viewers that "Mirzya" is no subtle exercise in style.
It says much for the wild singularity of director Park Chan-wook’s output that his latest feature, "The Handmaiden," could be described as one of his most mainstream works to date. On the one hand…
In the long and spotty history of movie taglines, there have been few quite as noncommittal as the one dreamed up for "Inferno," the third in director Ron Howard's series of schlockbusters drawn from…
If you're going to title your film "The Odyssey," you need to be pretty certain it's got enough narrative heft and thrust to justify the Homeric allusion.
A lithe little psychological puzzler in which lives are stolen, swapped and quite possibly ruined in the space of one ostensibly tranquil weekend.
A film that's in love with love, in love with cinema, and concerned that neither is built to last.
Though it deftly eschews moral judgment of its own, Belgian helmer Peter Monsaert's "Flemish Heaven" is likely to provoke all manner of debate among its viewers.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions