Few helmers today make comedies as consistently entertaining as Argentina's Daniel Burman, and "The Mystery of Happiness" is no exception.
Though the psychology turns facile, this intense drama about yearning for paternal affection, and the way teens use sex as a way of controlling situations around them, holds interest thanks largely…
Sophomore helmer Ali F. Mostafa's flat road movie would work better as a web series, where various episodes could stand alone rather than be forced to hold up an entire movie.
A low-budget indie that upends the superhero genre by taking an unassuming guy with special powers and turning the story into a film as self-effacing as its protag.
Just like the U.S.'s deeply flawed foreign policy, Marshall Curry's docu "Point and Shoot" sees the world through a lens of American exceptionalism, though it aims to focus on one man's questionable…
Oscar-nominated actress Rinko Kikuchi stars as the mother of a 6-year-old British brat allowed four days with him on her ex's family yacht before losing visiting rights forever.
Insidious lobbyists and their manipulative skills are the target of Christoph Hochhaeusler's dense political thriller, "The Lies of the Victors."
Alexander Nanau's immersive docu offers a fascinating and disturbing entree into the lives of three kids in a Bucharest slum.
Remarkable sensitivity and exacting verisimilitude are just two of the many selling points for "Sand Dollars," a psychologically nuanced portrait, set in the Dominican Republic, of an older American…
Alessandro Genovesi's laffer "Soap Opera," the Rome Fest opener, won't be slaying 'em in the aisles.