Elliptical to the point of abstraction, "Booster" is an austere and stripped-to-essentials indie that suggests a Boston crime drama such as "The Town" or "Monument Ave." as reimagined by Robert…
Sibling filmmakers Jon and Andrew Erwin occasionally strain credibility and test patience with "October Baby," their debut feature, but they're blessed with a lead player whose affecting performance…
Winner of a 2012 SXSW Film Festival audience award, "Brooklyn Castle" is an irresistibly uplifting doc about students at an inner-city junior high school who rank among the very best competitive…
Writer-director Ciaran Foy skillfully taps into primal fears and urban paranoia to keep his audience consistently unsettled in "Citadel," an intensely suspenseful horror-thriller that could scare up…
Scrupulously avoiding salaciousness and overstatement, "Eden" translates a true-life tale of human trafficking into an effectively low-key, arrestingly suspenseful drama.
There's no denying that writer-director Jordan Roberts earns a good number of laughs, and even some extended guffaws, with his crass romance about sex, lies and digital video.
A brazenly foul-mouthed but ultimately soft-hearted comedy of bad manners.
Multihyphenate Tyler Perry doffs his Madea disguise and attempts a plain-clothes dramatic lead role in his latest effort, "Good Deeds."
Obviously sincere but unremarkably bland, "Deep in the Heart" provides only a modest amount of uplift while recounting the true-life story of Richard Wallrath, a Texas businessman and philanthropist…
A scrappy documentary that compensates with involving storytelling for what it lacks in technical polish.
Like many ambitious experiments, Miller's mashup of semi-improvised drama and cinema-verite stylistics is only fitfully successful.