If the title "Up the Yangtze!" suggests "up a creek!," it's no coincidence.
A docu constructed from re-enactments packs a punch.
Sex hasn't really been a major factor in recent cinema, and onscreen breakfast has never been given its due, so something called "Sex and Breakfast" promises to fill the minimum daily requirements of…
Something's rotten in the state of Jiabo, where the king is dead, the queen has married her brother-in-law, the prince is acting crazy and his girlfriend is even crazier.
This droll, melancholic comedy about a large and large-hearted misfit will prove more of an acquired taste for most auds, although a cultish following and continued quirkiness are sure to follow from…
Less electrifying than a live Public Enemy show but packing more energy than 12 standard-issue music docs combined, "Public Enemy: Welcome to the Terrordome" is among the best of its kind -…
In 1964, having delivered what might have been the best performances of their illustrious careers, Peter O'Toole and Richard Burton found themselves facing off as lead actor nominees for "Beckett."
Once upon a time, as in 78 years ago, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences would honor a performer for multiple films. In 1929, Emil Jannings was recognized as best actor by starring in "The…
Being John Malkovich -- the actor, not the movie -- means occupying a singular, coolly smoldering spot in the pantheon of movie stars. His looks are decidedly unconventional, and his role choices…
The extreme-skiing movie "Steep" is less a documentary than a sales pitch -- not for a product or a place, but for a sport,
"Love in the Time of Cholera" has been given a translation by helmer Mike Newell that's both too literal and too thorough.