The doctor protagonist is one of a pantheon of characters who think of themselves as good people yet by manipulating the system triggers just one more cascade of corruption.
This flawed by intriguing drama delves into the innumerable layers of deceit and willful amnesia that originated in Lebanon's civil war and continue to straightjacket the nation.
A subtle film that's both character study and a meditation on the residue of time and place.
Two men and a woman careen about through various skits, creating a mildly anarchic effect that feels like comedy interstitials in a late-night TV show.
Erin Kolirin asks what does it mean to try to be a good person in a society that doesn't reward good behavior?
Deliriously loquacious dialogue and a rare understanding of how to balance Italian caricature with a grounding sense of realism characterize this terrifically played comedy-drama.
New York-trained Saudi actress-helmer Ahd Kamel is most recognized for her role as the teacher in "Wadjda." As a director, she received attention with her 2013 short "Sanctity," which premiered at…
There's a massive tug-of-war happening in the countries of the Arab world, between a globalized population more fluent in Kanye than the Quran, and an entrenched political class allied with hidebound…
Even if audiences accept "The Dancer" as pure fiction, its pedestrian scene construction and ill-conceived script won't renew interest in Loïe Fuller's fascinating career and influence.
Pablo Larraín is at his stunning best with a work of such cleverness and beauty, as well as power, that it's hard to know how to parcel out praise.
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.