Writer-director Don Handfield fails to score with "Touchback," a lightweight and overlong feel-good drama that plays like a mashup of "It's a Wonderful Life" and "Friday Night Lights."
This well-crafted but heartrendingly grim pic probably will have to rely almost exclusively on ancillary tributes to reach a wider audience.
Documaker Mark Meatto strikes an effective balance between focusing on ambitious musicianship and stealing sidelong glances at internecine tensions in "How to Grow a Band."
Affecting performances and effective storytelling are the hallmarks of actor Matthew Lillard's debut effort as a feature director.
An infectiously joyful account of a whistle-stop tour by three appealing folk-pop ensembles.
When a documentary begins with its subject using his crutch to deliver a vicious blow to the director's nose, it's reasonably safe to expect less-than-smooth sailing ahead.
Yet another attempt to mix raunchy excess and romantic-comedy sweetness in an anything-goes raucous farce, "The Babymakers" offers a few big laughs between ho-hum stretches of frenetic vamping.
Documentarian Patrick Forbes makes an obvious effort to maintain balance and objectivity in "WikiLeaks: Secrets and Lies," his lucid and comprehensive account of what was arguably the most…
Niche fests and cable networks will be the most hospitable environs for "Waiting for Lightning," a slickly produced, unabashedly celebratory pic about professional skateboarder Danny Way.
Although it traffics freely in stereotypes and sitcom-style one-liners, "Gayby" is never less than likable as it tackles the complications that arise when a straight thirtysomething woman attempts to…
Evincing both bemused skepticism and ardent curiosity, Gotham Chopra searches for the man behind the mythos that has grown around his famous father in "Decoding Deepak," an up-close portrait of the…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions