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.
Several exquisite stand-alone sequences are unsatisfactorily strung together on a thin cord of mother love in this disappointing adaptation.
A gut-punching exploration of the global arms trade that flawlessly juggles an impressive array of talking heads along with archival footage.
Unseen footage of Richard Branson's daredevil hot air balloon trans-oceanic flights offer genuine thrills, but "Don't Look Down" plays like a rah-rah promo for the adventurous businessman.
A sardonic view of small town Estonian life with a "Fargo" vibe, as quirky characters try to discover where a now comatose man hid a significant amount of cash.
A visually accomplished, psychologically compelling drama with top-notch performances masterfully depicting intimacies gone awry.
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