Mohamed Diab's follow-up to "Cairo 678" is a full-on immersion of frightening potency, boasting superb camerawork and a kick-in-the-gut message about chaos and cruelty.
Several exquisite stand-alone sequences are unsatisfactorily strung together on a thin cord of mother love in this disappointing adaptation.
A gut-punching exploration of the global arms trade that flawlessly juggles an impressive array of talking heads along with archival footage.
Unseen footage of Richard Branson's daredevil hot air balloon trans-oceanic flights offer genuine thrills, but "Don't Look Down" plays like a rah-rah promo for the adventurous businessman.
A sardonic view of small town Estonian life with a "Fargo" vibe, as quirky characters try to discover where a now comatose man hid a significant amount of cash.
A visually accomplished, psychologically compelling drama with top-notch performances masterfully depicting intimacies gone awry.
Craig Atkinson sits in on training sessions, congressional hearings, SWAT invasions and riot situations to spotlight the disturbing militarization of U.S. police departments.
An uneven omnibus pic about passionate love ranging from dramatic to moody to silly that will see traction largely through Viacom's streaming platforms.
Justifiable anger at Palestinian disenfranchisement wins out over tight scene construction, but Berlin's Panorama audience prize proves that message can be more important than craft.
Despite good intentions and generally strong perfs, the pic is laid low by a banal script that takes the easy path at every turn.
Awkward revelations are the inevitable result when a cell phone party game exposes more than expected in this chat fest stocked with immature characters.