Two years after making a crimson splash in Cannes with his catgut-taut suspenser "Blue Ruin," U.S. writer-director Jeremy Saulnier continues his grisly journey across the rainbow with the…
For a still-young subgenre, it can feel as if the narrative possibilities of the War in Afghanistan soldier study are approaching exhaustion — until a film like Clement Cogitore's clever…
"Maryland" is the original title of "Disorder," the second feature by Parisian writer-director Alice Winocour, and while not one minute of it takes place in the American state of the same name, it's…
"Self-destructive" is the label commonly attached by armchair pop psychologists to tragic figures like Amy Winehouse, the nervy, unruly and viciously talented British jazz-soul singer.
A near-tangible slick of midsummer sweat sits heavily atop each scene in Andrew Cividino's diverting debut feature "Sleeping Giant."
Longevity and lifelong fertility are among the reasons why a human may wish to become the eponymous creature, explains Colin Farrell's protagonist at the outset of "The Lobster."
Naomi Kawase's filmmaking has thus far existed in a kind of prestigious limbo: Though beloved of festival selectors, particularly those at Cannes, even her most glitteringly rewarded works have…
Anarchy has rarely seemed a more sedate business than it does in "The Anarchists," a handsomely mounted, even more handsomely cast costumer.
Sometimes the plainest truths are nestled in the most outlandish absurdities, and so it proves in "Preggoland."
"Undone by sentimentality," grumbles a senior secret agent in "Spooks: The Greater Good," having been foiled when a long-favored rendezvous location proves a trap.
When Beyonce's brisk female-empowerment jam "Run the World (Girls)" kicks off a key musical number in "Pitch Perfect 2," it plays as something of a mission statement for the film itself.