“Me and Earl and the Dying Girl,” Alfonso Gomez-Rejon’s visually inventive comedy-drama about the friendship between a misfit teenager and a classmate diagnosed with leukemia, received both the grand…
If there are few things less interesting than hearing other people talk about their dreams, then director Rodney Ascher has pulled off something uniquely impressive, if still somewhat overstretched…
PETER DEBRUGE: Here we are, approaching the end of the Sundance Film Festival, and let me just say, having spent the last year attending festivals abroad, I miss American independent cinema, far too…
The challenge of finding pleasure, companionship and personal fulfillment in one's twilight years gets thoroughly pleasant, poignant screen treatment in "I'll See You in My Dreams," a sweetly handled…
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 and…
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.