Hollywood is strewn with the phantom doubles of films that might have been if early casting instincts had been followed. Over time, these ghosts bear less and less resemblance to their existing…
Critics may have been aghast when "Toni Erdmann" was blanked by the Cannes Film Festival jury in May, but they came to the rescue of Maren Ade's film as it topped U.K. film magazine Sight & Sound's…
A sad, searing and profoundly empathetic study of electoral process in a minute Bulgarian village split by opposing responses to the Syrian refugee crisis.
Though Alberdi's short, audience-friendly film offers plenty of sweetness and light observational humor, the sad anger of its message still burns through.
It's the dash of pickle in Robert Siegel's script — a streak of sour, cheek-puckering cynicism amid its warmer, blander conventions — that gives "The Founder" its mojo.
So comprehensively soundproofed from the western world is the totalitarian dictatorship of North Korea that it's hard to think of any musicians suitable for the honor of playing the country's first…
There's something in the water — no threat so tangible as a shark or a stingray, but a seductive, insidious pull into the blue — in "How to Meet a Mermaid," and the more writer-director Coco…
What outwardly seems like the most prosaic of titles turns out to be bristling with angry human-rights subtext in "Machines," first-time helmer Rahul Jain's gliding, quietly mesmerising documentary…
Life, as the introductory voiceover in "A Hundred Streets" informs us, ultimately amounts to little more than "long periods of waiting broken up by brief moments of change."
Heavily English-speaking regions can be wild cards in the foreign-language Oscar race, entering films one might not immediately identify as being from the region at all. The United Kingdom is among…
It seems an increasingly large fraction of YouTube is given over to cats-do-the-darnedest-things videos, yet our feline friends still lag behind dogs when it comes to bigger-screen tributes.