Martin Scorsese is thanked in the opening credits of "Bombay Velvet," but that's far from the last time this splashy Bollywood gangster spectacular pays its respects.
An acclaimed filmmaker is the object of diffident female attention from multiple sources, leading to an innocuous array of misunderstandings and romantic missteps.
Manhood-measuring contests — in every imaginable sense of the phrase — are taken to brazenly literal extremes in "Chevalier," the long-awaited third feature from Greek multi-tasker Athina Rachel…
Fresh off a third Oscar nomination and a healthy haul of critics’ gongs for Alejandro G. Inarritu’s "Birdman," Edward Norton isn’t so prize-hungry as to covet career honors like the Excellence Award…
Sebastian, Disney's calypso-inclined crustacean, may despair at "Little from the Fish Shop," a sly update of Hans Christian Andersen's "The Little Mermaid" in which his catchy counsel to remain…
You can't choose your family, sure — though if there's one lesson to be learned from the woebegone fraternal principals of "The Snake Brothers," it's that you can make any number of your own bad…
The tidy connotations of its title notwithstanding, there is little about "Box" that invites categorization.
"Turn off the electricity!" screams a nascent environmental activist in Kim Ki-duk's "Stop," his words falling upon deaf ears in the aggressively lit streets of Tokyo.
Mutually catholic taste in movies is what brought writer-director team Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala together 17 years ago, when Fiala, then a film student, would babysit Franz's children in…
An aching nostalgia for a life that never quite existed courses softly through "Song of Songs," a brief, oblique and rather lovely study of independence asserted and childhood dreams dashed within…
There may not be a genre with as limited a capacity to surprise a grown audience as the still-ubiquitous coming-of-age drama: While teenage kicks may switch from generation to generation, the process…