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.