It's not absolutely necessary to be familiar with the conventions and archetypes of soapy telenovelas to enjoy a few laughs with "Ana Maria in Novela Land," a lightweight comedy about an obsessed…
The line between priggishness and creepiness is repeatedly smudged by multihyphenate Rik Swartzwelder in "Old Fashioned," a faith-based drama that looks as lovely as an expensive greeting card, but…
After being bumped from previous release dates and passed off from one distributor (Universal) to another (Open Road), Erik Van Looy's "The Loft" finally opened on North American screens Jan. 30…
Early in "Female Pervert," someone describes a novel as — wink, wink! nudge, nudge! — "sort of fun, like a quirky indie comedy." That line may be meant as a cue, or perhaps even a plea, to the…
A deftly constructed, consistently engrossing and frequently flat-out-hilarious account of a controversial sporting event with geopolitical implications, "Dennis Rodman's Big Bang in Pyongyang"…
It may be difficult to recall (or imagine) a time when an uncivil war of words between politically disparate intellectuals was sufficiently novel to generate massive media coverage and score…
You're really asking for trouble when you title your film "Spare Parts," especially when said film is as unabashedly formulaic as the one cobbled together by helmer Sean McNamara ("Soul Surfer") and…
"Preservation" ultimately impresses as an arrestingly suspenseful thriller that takes clever narrative twists and turns while moving through familiar territory.
References to glacial pacing and aimless drifting are unavoidable when discussing "Red Knot," an interminable mix of attractive nature documentary and enervating romantic drama.
A conspicuously uninspired mix of teen-sex comedy and horror-thriller tropes.