Neither a glimpse of real lives in Gaza nor a cri de coeur against the Occupation, this exaggerated drama, shot in Jordan, will profit from a few fests eager to declare their pro-Palestinian…
Fans are unlikely to learn anything new, and the too-frequent focus on Bergman as mother rather than Bergman's craft as actor may disappoint, yet the actress's evergreen popularity doesn't fade.
Debuting helmer Pavle Vuckovic achieves a creepy thriller vibe with this unfiltered look at the sexed-up self-commodification of Generation Z.
Cheeriness and whodunit elements are emphasized at the expense of any insightful revision of the classic novel, resulting in a generic drama that's only mildly diverting.
A remarkably frank if unoriginal take on prostitution in Marrakech featuring exceptionally brave perfs, yet the controversy surrounding this envelope-pushing pic will likely overshadow the film…
"Masaan" is a heartfelt yet overambitious tale of class and gender inequality in contempo India, in which debuting helmer Neeraj Ghaywan can't overcome script and editing weaknesses.
A handsomely shot, classically told tale of an Ethiopian boy left in the care of relations and struggling in his new surroundings.
Paolo Sorrentino's most tender film to date, an emotionally rich contemplation of life's wisdom gained, lost and remembered, with cynicism harping from the sidelines but as a wearied chord instead of…
West European sensibilities unmistakably mark "Mustang," a potent drama about five sisters forced to suppress their burgeoning sensuality.
Few will care what happens to the rebel siblings in this incest drama that profligately plays with the fairy tale genre.
One of the best films of the year premiered in Venice last September, toward the end of the festival. "Theeb" press-screened there on Sept. 3, when more than half the festival decamped to Toronto…