Helmer Chad Hartigan's second feature is Americana of a very immediate sort, a tale of redemption that may leave its viewers with an uncanny sense of peace.
Plucky perfs and an offbeat murder plot can't rescue "Brief Reunion" from debuting helmer John Daschbach's atrophied visual style, which inflicts a stagebound feel on a story about past sins and…
Those nursing the suspicion that Hollywood politics are awash in knee-jerk liberalism may well have their cynicism validated by "FrackNation," a counterargument to the outcry over the natural-gas…
A marketing tie-in with a line of soap wouldn't be the worst idea for "$ellebrity," a docu that's unafraid to get dirty digging into the subject of celebrity journalism, or to leave viewers feeling a…
Arbiters of taste find gems amidst the glut of generics
Best in the biz find cinematic delights in stories of complexity and nuance.
Crackpot mysticism, screwball spirituality and an anime style that recalls early "Astro Boy" are the hallmarks of "The Mystical Laws."
From arranged marriage to infanticide, dramas mine wide range of dysfunctional group dynamics
"Inspired" by an episode from the director's 1950s childhood -- a trauma that prompted her family to ship her from "the brown streets of Brooklyn" to a Missouri home inhabited by a madwoman -- the…
If sharks were camels and the Pacific was a desert, the Norwegian adventure "Kon-Tiki" could be "Lawrence of Arabia." It has a dashing blond hero with penetrating blue eyes. And it has the kind of…