The sins of the fathers have seldom weighed so heavy as in the odd, intriguing and ultimately moving "Hitler's Children," which asks what it's like to have grown up a child of the Nazi elite, the…
Considering what on-screen women are coming up against this season -- including strokes, severed legs and a tsunami -- you might think the actresses involved would approach their roles with caution…
Gimlet-eyed and caustic under a facade of civility, "16 Acres" takes a potentially tedious story -- the predictably tiresome catfight over the rebuilding of the World Trade Center -- and turns it…
With a first-rate cast led by Keith David and Sheryl Lee Ralph, generously funny dialogue and a supporting cast capable of crisp comic timing, writer-director David Raynr's feature is warm and…
Heckerling always manages to get her finger firmly on the pulse of the contemporary moment, and while her club-hopping heroines may be undead, they serve as adorable metaphors for what the filmmaker…
Sidestepping the usual eco-docu strategy (i.e., set up a desperate, end-of-the-world scenario and then yank the viewer in off the ledge), the global-energy movie "Switch" takes a far less hysterical…
The '70s have been hailed as the age of the auteur, but a case can be made for the present based on a plethora of contenders
Offering a Himalayan-sized metaphor about surmounting obstacles and realizing one's dreams, "High Ground" finds easy inspiration in a group of wounded warriors from the Iraq and Afghanistan…
Despite having all the ingredients for an alter-kocker comedy feast, "Lunch" is too long and unfocused to suggest anything but what might have been, had it only been a short.
While it creates an affectionate portrait of charismatic musician Rick Springfield, "An Affair of the Heart" is really concerned with the meaning of fandom.