An atmosphere of troubling apprehension suffuses the rural locale of "In Her Place" thanks to a script of discreet probity that gives equal, nonjudgmental weight to the three female protags.
Pakistan's 2014 Oscar entry is a handsomely made, nicely modulated fugitive drama with forceful social overtones decrying the ongoing practice of child brides.
Exploited temp workers at a big box store in South Korea organize themselves to fight layoffs in "Cart," a solidly made sophomore feature with worthy elements that are all too familiar.
Alvaro Brechner's sophomore feature (and Uruguay's Oscar nominee) boasts enjoyable leads alongside a plot as predictable as your Great Aunt Bella's matzoh balls: what's fluffy for some will seem…
Multiple awards will generate interest in Shawkat Amin Korki's dark tale of a director and producer battling the odds to make a feature about Saddam Hussein's Al Anfal massacre against the Kurds.
A sensitively lensed, femme-empowering docu about a fearless widow breaking down the male bastion of camel beauty pageants in Abu Dhabi.
An amiable schnook attempts a little nastiness to assert his rights in the weakest of Gianni Di Gregorio's three features.
Students of Fassbinder's astonishing body of films won't find much that enhances their understanding, yet Thomsen's footage is more than mere scraps from a great career, and deserves inclusion in the…
A woman lives on the fringes of society with a pack of hounds in this observational study that appeals even as it indulges in arty cinema affectation.
There's so much good in the first half of "The Man from Oran" that the unfortunate slide into meller territory disappoints but doesn't wipe away the trenchant cynicism that comes before.
Though it's good to shake auds up with the potent combo of sex and disabilities, the pic sidelines the more interesting daughter-parent relationship while doing little to make the daughter-lover…