Although it's hardly the first issue-driven documentary bent on exposing the corrupt practices and outright lies perpetuated by multinational businesses, "Merchants of Doubt" distinguishes itself in…
JUSTIN CHANG: How was your Telluride, Scott? Mine was terrific -- though I should note that I don't really have a frame of reference, being a first-timer at this annual mountainside mecca for movie…
Although worlds away from the deadpan sci-fi whimsy of her 2009 debut, "Cold Souls," director Sophie Barthes' subdued take on "Madame Bovary" similarly reveals a sly intelligence at the helm.
The great classical pianist Seymour Bernstein is as graceful a speaker as he is a musician, and his voice rings out with wondrous depth and clarity in "Seymour: An Introduction."
Cheryl Strayed's heartrending 2012 account of her 1,100-mile solo hike along the Pacific Crest Trail presented no shortage of obstacles en route to the bigscreen.
The seven stages of grief don't allow for the sort of madness afflicting the title character in "The Possession of Michael King."
It may be in 3D this time around, but Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller's monotone, monochrome comicbook universe feels flatter than ever in "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For."
Healthy, even heated competition between film festivals is nothing new. Cannes was founded in the late '30s as the French response to Venice. In recent years, Shanghai has felt the heat from the…
A horrific road accident leaves a teenage girl trapped between life and death in "If I Stay," a life-flashing-before-her-eyes melodrama that similarly hovers in a weird limbo between sensitivity and…
A painstaking, somewhat plodding labor of love.