The kind of peril faced in several of this season's more prominent dramas could have been cooked up in a cauldron of woe stirred not only by John Ford, John Carpenter and John Woo, but also Jean-Paul…
By most measures, 1969 was a vintage year for anti-establishment American cinema ("The Wild Bunch," "Easy Rider," "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," "Midnight Cowboy"). But the most daring and…
That Jerry Bruckheimer is getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is extraordinary — mostly because he doesn't already have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
The Lone Ranger was created in Detroit. So was Jerry Bruckheimer (the former in 1933 at radio station WXYZ; the latter in 1945). "So I guess that there's some synergy there," the producer says…
If you want to take the temperature of the documentary, go to Toronto in the spring, when Hot Docs delivers its cinema-crazed citizenry the cream of global nonfiction.
This intellectually bracing, visually arresting documentary goes far beyond character study into a search for Chinese identity.
With a mood and setting worthy of a murder story by Jack London, this audience-friendly, atmospheric work explores the ice-blocked fjords of northeastern Greenland.
Less a road movie than a trying-to-get-on-the-road movie, "Alcan Highway" is a rustic, picaresque adventure about a rootless 44-year-old Finn in Alaska, trying to drive to Vancouver in his dream…
There's more than a faint echo of 'Grey Gardens' in this Canadian-gothic portrait of an unusual family business.
Failing to carve anything graceful or fluid out of a slab of biography, helmer Hisako Matsui does bring to light a curious and intriguing story of a great-woman-behind-a-great-man in "Leonie"…
"Upside Down" is a dystopic sci-fi romance about inverted planets that will have auds wondering which way is up, but not really caring much or for very long.