The lyrical reference slyly buried in the title of Joshua Marston's "Complete Unknown" suggests the film might be a response to the question posed by Bob Dylan: How does it feel to be like a rolling…
Hospital-room singalongs to the Indigo Girls, yellow cab rides from Manhattan to the Midwest, careers in canine couture — all inexplicable in any context but that of the Sundance family dramedy…
He's no Vincente Minnelli in the visual storytelling department, but no 21st-century filmmaker has a more intuitive understanding of movie-musical construction than Irishman John Carney.
Few contemporary filmmakers can do quite as much with quiet as Kelly Reichardt.
Everyone knows how Christine Chubbuck's story ends; why it ended that way is another question altogether, and one even a film as astute and exquisitely considered as Antonio Campos' "Christine" can't…
Toward the end of "Jim: The James Foley Story," Brian Oakes' adoring personal portrait of the U.S. photojournalist slain by ISIS in 2014, his mother Diane makes a poignant observation on the process…
The proverbial dog has its day — a day of misfortune, indigestion and possible death, but a day nonetheless — in "Wiener-Dog," the eighth and perhaps most blithely eccentric feature to date from Todd…
The scent of Southern climbing roses mingles with the ugly acridity of small-town racial prejudice in "Sophie and the Rising Sun," a safe, gentle-hearted romantic drama that succeeds most winningly…
With politics of representation in the U.S. entertainment industry currently under intense scrutiny, "Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You" doesn't feel quite like the comforting nostalgia trip…
The sins of the father come home to roost — at times a little drowsily — in "The Judgment," a solemn, sincere slab of Eastern European domestic miserablism.
British and Irish talent sweeps the acting categories, but George Miller's action knockout is named Film of the Year.