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.
Reuniting Everyman thesp Kevin James with "Zookeeper" director Frank Coraci, this "Rocky"-esque tale is a triumph of recycling, with James playing a biology teacher-turned-UFC fighter out to save his…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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- Final Oscar Predictions: 5 Lingering Questions With Nominations on the Way