"How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town" emerges as surprisingly tame fluff, a modestly amusing trifle scarcely saucier than those wink-wink naughty farces that were staples of the '70s dinner-theater…
When it reaches home-screen platforms, "Jane Got a Gun" almost certainly will find a receptive audience for its revisionist yet respectful spin on genre conventions.
While it's arguable that their performances are not quite Oscar-caliber, the lead players in "The Boy" nonetheless merit kudos of some sort simply for maintaining straight faces while muddling…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Sibling filmmakers Adam and Aaron Nee ("The Last Romantic") offer an appealing mashup of quirky whimsy, caper-comedy suspense and wink-wink literary allusions in "Band of Robbers."
An all-too-familiar story of a charismatic yet self-destructive artist is presented with sympathetic tact — and, better still, a relatively happy ending — in "Sound of Redemption: The Frank Morgan…
Ho, ho, ho? No, not really.
Preteens and tweeners should enjoy the wild ride provided by "Capture the Flag," a Spanish-produced animated feature receiving a limited U.S. theatrical release through Paramount, while grown-ups can…
If you see only one 44-years-later postmortem on a critical and commercial misfire this season, it might as well be "Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans."
Based on fact but mired in cliches, "My All-American" pays respectful tribute to U. of Texas football legend Freddie Steinmark (1949-71) with the sort of on-the-nose sincerity that transforms…
A centuries-old horse race in a picturesque Italian city comes across as a brazenly corrupt, carnival-like contact sport in "Palio," director Cosima Spender's bemused view of the biannual event.
Given the dramatic potential of its nondenominational plot elements — high-school football, racial tensions in the 1970s Deep South, an appearance by a secular saint of college sports legend…