An elaborate behavioral simulation spirals shockingly out of control — and to a lesser degree, so does the movie — in "The Stanford Prison Experiment," a grimly staged dramatic reconstruction of…
A filmmaker known primarily for his perceptive melodramas about women, from "Things You Can Tell Just By Looking at Her " to "Mother and Child," now turns his attention to a primal tale of fathers…
A bittersweet, beautifully textured road movie that feels like a conscious throwback to the lost souls and open highways of 1970s American cinema.
Even those who don't count themselves among the transgender-prostitute-movie-shot-on-an-iPhone demographic will want to try "Tangerine."
Funny and sad isn't the easiest combination to pull off, and while both descriptors fit "The D Train" well enough, this dark comedy might just as well be described as edgy and soft, audacious and…
A sweetly engaging tribute to classic John Hughes movies and a refreshing glimpse into the secret life of the Asian teenager.
A fiercely committed ensemble and an exquisite sense of historical detail conspire to cast a highly atmospheric spell in "The Witch," a strikingly achieved tale of a mid-17th-century New England…
If you've ever longed for a movie with all the insistent life lessons of a Disney fairy tale, the tacky visual excesses of digital-era George Lucas, and enough glorified karaoke covers to fill half a…
In the science-fiction non-thriller “Vice,” Bruce Willis plays the CEO of a futuristic resort where perfectly human-looking androids exist to fulfill their clients’ deepest, darkest desires — none of…
For those of us who follow the Oscars year after year with an unhealthy degree of investment, this is not a particularly happy morning.