Arriving in the middle of an election season when debates over U.S. immigration policy have devolved into sloganeering and shouting matches, "From Nowhere" feels all the more urgent and relevant as…
A slick and streamlined documentary about the ambitious Houston mavericks who challenged the supremacy of then-dominant IBM in the 1980s with their revolutionary concept for a portable computer.
For those of you who have ever envisioned Seth Rogen reconstituted as an anthropomorphic processed meat product — and you know who you are — "Sausage Party" may be savored as, if not a dream come…
An effortlessly engaging dramedy that somehow manages to sustain an air of buoyant sweetness even while repeatedly referencing erotic fantasies and sexual anxieties.
The SXSW film festival kicks off on Friday with a strong lineup that once again proves the Austin gathering as a formidable player for big and small movies. As if assembled from the ingredients of…
A flagrantly derivative but modestly diverting drama of the sort that once claimed acres of shelf space at Blockbuster outlets.
"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…
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…