Impressively balancing the predictable with the unexpected, "Mountain" weaves a complex portrait of a constrained life, understanding that no one is fully knowable.
Pugnacious grass-roots advocacy and community organizing form the backbone to Frederick Wiseman's iconic immersion in the life of a Queens, NY neighborhood.
Alexander Sokurov's freewheeling poetic essay, highly personal and yet captivating, incorporates the Louvre's status in Nazi-occupied Paris alongside musings on art's function through storm-tossed…
A more traditional history-in-the-making approach than Sergei Loznitsa's "Maidan," this well-edited docu is hamstrung by its rose-tinted "the people united will never be defeated" p.o.v.
Australia's most famous gay memoir becomes a regrettably dissatisfying drama, blandly conjuring emotions best appreciated by fans of the book and play.
Omar Sharif, the dashing, Egyptian-born actor who was one of the biggest movie stars in the world in the 1960s, with memorable roles in "Dr. Zhivago," "Lawrence of Arabia" and "Funny Girl," has died…
Debuting helmer Nicolae Constantin Tanase shows off his assertive though undisciplined style in this drama of a teen girl with a misplaced crush on the local stud.
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.