"Short Term 12" is a film about scars, some physical, others emotional, but all examined with a sensitivity and understanding that cuts deep.
True to his nature, Sayles places most of his attention on culture and character, rather than the stock-sounding plot, crafting a smart, if strangely forgettable, half-million-dollar arthouse…
While ratings trouble could pinch theatrical prospects, an MPAA scandal would surely boost demand among home viewers.
Finding the most entertaining angle on one of the world's dullest sports, "The Short Game" has built-in word-of-mouth that should help it break out of the docu sandtrap and roll down the fairway.
Austin, Texas -- In future years, the industry will look back at 2013 as a game-changer for South by Southwest (SXSW). After gradually improving its standing over the two previous decades with such…
At age 14, amateur inventor William Kamkwamba taught himself to build a windmill that could deliver power to his family's property in Malawi, earning the remarkable teen an invitation to share his…
Of all the things that set South by Southwest apart from other sprocket operas, most significant is how it combines a world-class film festival with equally dynamic music and interactive media events.
Not since Trekkie fantasy "Free Enterprise" has a homespun geeksploitation comedy plunged so deep into the heart of nerd culture and lived to tell about it as "Zero Charisma," which simultaneously…
With "Drinking Buddies," director Joe Swanberg proves what many had suspected — or at least hoped — all along: that he has learned something from directing 13 features in eight years.
Aimed squarely at auds seeking family-friendly, holiday-themed entertainment, "When Angels Sing" is an innocuously pleasant trifle that likely would be more at home in the Hallmark Movie Channel…
In "Awful Nice," the (nearly) lost art of physical comedy makes a roaring resurgence, courtesy of two belligerent brothers who tussle their way through their father's funeral, argue all the way to…