Beautifully lensed scenes testify to the master's 55 years in the director's chair, yet this unexpected return to features lacks the fullness of vision that graced "The Profession of Arms."
Jean-Gabriel Periot's welcome transition to feature-length docus offers a thought-provoking look at the Baader-Meinhof group, seen through the prism of Germany's nascent understanding of democracy.
A rookie cop in Internal Affairs discovers the head of the narc unit is on the take in this by-the-book sequel to the helmer's locally popular "City State."
A mildly engaging docu about sherry, once Spain's most important export but now often seen as a dowdy tipple rather than a complex, versatile wine.
Dominga Sotomayor's improvisational sophomore feature, "Mar," is a slight work about a lackluster couple on a seaside holiday.
The second half of this sly tale of an apolitical carjacker brings Muayad Alayan's themes into sharper focus and adds pointed digs at all sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Like countless films set in the period, the absence of subtlety combined with predictable dollops of sentimentalism once again trivialize events in the name of making them understandable.
The power games and humiliation that form key elements of Radu Jude's previous features are all here in this handsome period oater about a constable tracking down a fugitive Roma slave.
Stuffed to the gills with fights, strobe lights, and anarchic energy, this well-played pic feels like a late arrival in the long line of movies covering similar ground from throughout the former…
The deft melding of past and present characterizing "Nostalgia for the Light"becomes muddied here by the "Natural Science 101" voiceover and an unsatisfying bridge between two rather disparate…