Like countless films set in the period, the absence of subtlety combined with predictable dollops of sentimentalism once again trivialize events in the name of making them understandable.
The power games and humiliation that form key elements of Radu Jude's previous features are all here in this handsome period oater about a constable tracking down a fugitive Roma slave.
Stuffed to the gills with fights, strobe lights, and anarchic energy, this well-played pic feels like a late arrival in the long line of movies covering similar ground from throughout the former…
The deft melding of past and present characterizing "Nostalgia for the Light"becomes muddied here by the "Natural Science 101" voiceover and an unsatisfying bridge between two rather disparate…
Characterized by camp sensibilities, inelegant shifts and overall good nature, "Tough Love" is a semi-dramatized bio-docu about karate champ, pimp and ex-con Andreas Marquardt, a bundle of damaged…
Long fascinated by indigenous Huichol culture, noted Mexican docu/features helmer Nicolas Echevarria turns his artistically sensitive, respectful eye to master muralist Santos de la Torre.
An intense relationship drama characterized by subtle shifts and even-handed power struggles, brought to life by two remarkable actors.
The lead in this intimate drama about a young woman, equal parts naive and spiteful, is little more than a mixed-up character more victim of her own stupidity than a dupe of society.
The distaff side of a nursing home couple finds extramarital passion in Michael Noer's powerfully acted though predictable heartfelt drama.
Lukas Valenta Rinner's deadpan debut shifts from comically surreal to absolutely serious as middle class nonentities attend survival training camp on the eve of a global cataclysm.