Unfortunately for Kim Ki-duk fans hoping for a return to the glory days of the prolific Korean's "3-Iron," this "Dream" does not come true.
A drama that pulls off the extraordinary achievement of turning the issue of Basque terrorism into anodyne product, "My Father's House" strings cliches together into a broken family meller that has…
An intriguing docu about the intense history of a working-class barrio in the south of Madrid, "Night Flowers" is a fine study of both a particular community and the wider history of which it's a…
As agreeable and inconsequential as the trinkets sold by its winningly kooky heroine, "Lonely Loneliness" works like a charm.
The diffident claims of its title are amply confirmed by "Insignificant Things," a well-intentioned but under-achieved criss-crosser which claims to understand the human heart but which ultimately…
A neighborhood on the outskirts of Tetuan in northern Morocco -- the hometown of some of the terrorists responsible for the 2004 Madrid bombings -- provides the setting for and the meaning of the…
The title of Jaime Rosales' "Bullet in the Head" is exactly two words longer than the film's audible dialogue, and that's just the first of the cinematic conventions that the pic eschews in its…
A too-rare incursion by Spanish film into the coarse realities of multiculturalism on its cities' outskirts, "The One-Handed Trick" has a crudely makeshift feel that suits its subject.
Cinematic excess is harnessed to savagely entertaining satirical effect in Javier Fesser's dazzling, idiosyncratic "Camino," which manages to mix styles and genres without losing its way.
Yesim Ustaoglu's "Pandora's Box" won the 56th San Sebastian festival's Golden Shell for best pic, plus a Silver Shell actress for France's Tsilla Chelton as an ageing Alzheimer-afflicted country…