Of the ten up-and-coming European directors showcased in Variety's Critics' Choice selection at this year's Karlovy Vary Film Festival, only one can claim to have already directed Jake Gyllenhaal in…
Earnest issue drama and pulpy B-thriller mechanics make awkward but not uncompelling bedfellows in "Honour," a debut feature from BAFTA-nominated writer-director Shan Khan that exploits the perceived…
British writer-director Peter Strickland's 2012 feature "Berberian Sound Studio" may have been a surreal exploration of sonic artistry, but he's still not the first person one might expect to see at…
Since Bjork, that eternally eccentric spirit animal of contemporary pop, largely rejected screen acting following an untoppable turn in Lars von Trier's "Dancer in the Dark," a concert film is the…
"White Nights," Dostoyevsky's melancholic 1848 story of loneliness fleetingly relieved, has inspired many a notable filmmaker to bittersweet heights -- Luchino Visconti ("White Nights"), Robert…
Junkie life is as chicly miserable as its most vapid chroniclers have always had us believe in "Asthma," a feature directorial debut from actor Jake Hoffman that is sorely in need of its own inhaler.
Generally under-represented in queer cinema, the "B" quadrant of LGBT culture gets some gentle, thoughtful attention in David Lambert's refreshingly polysexual romantic comedy "All Yours."
This time last year, Chad Hartigan hit Karlovy Vary midway through an extensive festival tour for his soph feature "This is Martin Bonner."
It is indicative of both the vast ambition and limited imagination behind British one-man industry Noel Clarke's shoestring sci-fi effort "The Anomaly" that its marketing has brazenly lifted its…
Dylan Thomas knew the transcendent power of great art: "The world is never the same," he famously said, "once a good poem has been added to it."