While too violent for the youngest kids, the sci-fi invasion story, high-tech wizardry and high-profile vocal cast could make for substantial mainstream traffic. Adoration by animation acolytes…
A lament for a drowned culture, "Faubourg Treme" is a celebration of the venerable African-American history of New Orleans, notably in the titular neighborhood, once an incubator of enlightenment.
Sumptuous-bordering-on-decadent imagery and elusive meaning inform this pure art film concocted by the team of fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh, filmmaker Holly Fisher, poet Kimiko Hahn and…
If a doc manages to inform and entertain, it's ahead of the competition. If it features engaging personalities (or penguins), so much the better. And if it manages not to lose its assets while…
Name cast featuring Cusack, Marisa Tomei, Ben Kingsley and Hilary Duff will mean something, but word of mouth will be poisonous.
Everybody's defying the odds in "Zoned In," an up-from-poverty striver story whose subject, Daniel "Sukie" Nartey II, makes it from the South Bronx to the Ivy League.
"Playing for Change" is a pan-global survey of varying styles of world music, is often so exhilarating, its neo-hippie utopianism doesn't seem so implausible.
A stirring recap of the World Court's attempt to come to terms with a man whose single act of decency, it seems, was to die mid-trial, ending his attempt to twist civilization to his own legal ends.
Little more than a longform PSA about the horrors of life in AIDS-ridden Malawi, one that asks many questions without providing answers.
Helmer Julie Checkoway's pic will pique the interest of enough specialty auds to ensure a solid arthouse life.