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.
Even before Naji Abu Nowar took home the director prize at the 2014 Venice Horizons section, his feature debut, "Theeb," was one of the most talked-about films on the Lido. Born in Oxford and…
Auds endlessly drawn to big-tent stories perhaps won't mind narrative weaknesses, but the themes here, including the leitmotif of an isolated populace and the enfeebling hothouse atmosphere of an…
Cleanly scripted in pure Hollywood fashion by Richard Curtis, Stephen Daldry's "Trash" won't be confused with a real Brazilian production: Its storyline, staging and inevitably positive spin…
Bille August is in one of his most productive phases but not, alas, one of his more creative ones.