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…
Montreal-based filmmaker Anne Emond's sophomore effort is a sensitive and arresting drama about family ties and unwanted legacies.
Limbs are twisted, bones are shattered, necks are snapped and coincidences are brandished with breakneck abandon throughout "SPL 2 — A Time for Consequences."
"Truman," Spanish filmmaker Cesc Gay's wise, wistful and well-observed film about two friends enjoying a final reunion in the shadow of impending death, is by turns amusing and affecting.
Infused with an all-inclusive affection for 1990s action films — not just multiplex fare, but the sort of direct-to-video flicks that employed the likes of Michael Pare and Wings Hauser…
It's a new season, with a new tone, in a new location — and everyone involved with "The Leftovers," the provocative HBO series about fear and loathing in what may (or may not) be a post-Rapture…
"The Girl in the Photographs" is a slasher movie filled with smug and self-absorbed characters who are not nearly as clever as they obviously assume they are. Unfortunately, this unsavory mix of…
A purposefully unsettling but ultimately encouraging global overview of efforts by activists to push back against corporate polluters and ameliorate climate change, "This Changes Everything" plays…
The first genre movie of its sort ever produced in the United Arab Emirates, "Rattle the Cage" is a world-class thriller.
Falling somewhere between a spirited homage and a snarky burlesque, "Moonshine: That Hee Haw Musical" is a Southern-fried musical farce that may be embraced by nostalgic fans of its source material…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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