Visit Vienna as a tourist and you aren't likely to see kids like Ramasan, the 11-year-old subject of docu director Sudabeh Mortezai's empathetically observed fiction debut, "Macondo."
Patricia Highsmith provides the plot and writer-director Hossein Amini supplies the culture in "The Two Faces of January," a gripping old-school suspenser starring Viggo Mortensen, Kirsten Dunst and…
Claudia Llosa expands her preoccupations with mysticism and superstition in the modern world, working her way up from a medieval-minded Andean village in "Madeinusa" to faith healing at the frigid…
A passion project about a passionate man takes surprisingly flat form in "Cesar Chavez."
Wim Wenders was bitten by the 3D bug when making 2011 dance docu "Pina," and he expands the possibilities of the format still further with "Cathedrals of Culture."
Nothing says comedy like "A Long Way Down's" contrived meet-cute between four strangers who've all climbed to the top of the same tall building to commit suicide on New Year's Eve.
Josephine Dekker has fashioned the kind of feature debut the film industry simply doesn't support, but would do well to encourage: a visually poetic, virtually freeform groove in which emotion…
From its double-digit body count to the Dirty Harry-like intensity with which its protagonist goes about avenging his son's murder, "In Order of Disappearance" feels more like an American crime…
Benjamin Naishtat never explicitly reveals what is making his characters so uncomfortable in this tense sociological thriller.
"To be young and not a revolutionary is a contradiction," reads a protest banner in "Gueros," a feisty Mexican indie in which two brothers — one dark-skinned, the other pale — idly fritter away a few…
With all due respect to Godard, who declared, "Every cut is a lie," Paul Greengrass has pioneered a style that relies on editing to bring audiences closer to reality than any other studio director…
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