Audience empathy will win out over significant flaws in musician turned helmer Alex Anwandter's unsatisfactory debut that aims to ask how a society can barely blink an eye when a young gay man is…
Conceived in real time, "Paris 05:59" is a bold, sexually explicit yet heart-warming story of two men who prove that it really does only take a second to fall in love.
A chill pervades everything about "United States of Love," a largely unforgiving though strikingly lensed look at four unhappy women eaten up with obsessions.
As much a cry of frustration at the cycle of hatred in Bosnia-Herzegovina as it is an expertly modulated hotel-set choral drama with an Altmanesque sense of multiple characters forming the body…
It's all here: the moral dilemma, the argument with the b.f., the sober conversations with doctors, but what's missing is anything that goes deeper than daytime talk shows.
A long-gestating project of profound weight and intricate sadness that grapples with loss in myriad forms, viewed through the prism of Cairo's siren-like cacophony.
Based on the epistles of Antonio Lobo Antunes, the pic uses the letters written to his pregnant wife to showcase the affectingly expressed love they shared, but too much voice-over weakens their…
As Egypt's dire political situation receives belated attention from Western media, festivals are beginning to look at a small number of films coming out of the country. But what are the criteria for…
"Hedi" can be read as an intimate relationship film as well as a comment on Tunisia's desire to break free from decades of expectation.
As an introspective study of man's place in nature, Pablo Lamar's film has its merits, but as a mournful reverie on age and death, the film emptily grasps at transcendence.
Non-fiction elements hold considerably more emotional weight than scripted parts, though the premise of mixing a stranger with real small town locals is intriguing.