Australian director Cate Shortland's films trade in a kind of threatening beauty.
Isabelle Huppert, "Manchester by the Sea," "Moonlight" and "Love & Friendship" all take multiple honors at the London Critics' Circle Awards.
Sometimes a film is precisely no more and no less than the sum of its parts, and that's just fine.
In case it didn't court "Brokeback Mountain" comparisons directly enough with its tale of two young sheep farmers finding love in a hopeless place, "God's Own Country" seals the deal with one…
It's to the credit of "The Wound," a stark, stirring variation on the form from a little-filmed corner of South Africa, that it should prompt at least one outright gasp as it details the fallout of…
Her film may have far too many weighty matters on its mind to leave much room for petty resentments, but one wonders if writer-director Maggie Betts isn't the teeniest bit annoyed that a certain…
You needn't wait for a long list of executive producers in the closing credits to detect the presence of David Gordon Green hanging over "Dayveon."
Not everyone subscribes to the hoary old maxim that school days are the best of your life, but even for those who do, along comes "In Loco Parentis" to prove that they could have been better.
There was a time, way back in the mists of the 20th century, when you wouldn't have looked to the BAFTAs to confirm any predictions you had about the upcoming Academy Awards.
Back in May at the Cannes Film Festival, a colleague was gushing — as was pretty much everyone, this critic included — about Isabelle Huppert's ice-cool, high-wire tour de force as a rape victim with…
10 Directors to Watch: William Oldroyd Defies Teacup-Rattling Period Conventions With ‘Lady Macbeth’
"I wanted to make an anti-bonnet period drama," acclaimed U.K. theater director Oldroyd says mirthfully of his first feature, "Lady Macbeth," a starkly sensual adaptation of Russian author Nikolai…