Designed to make empathetic citizens question the system, this strangely compelling issue pic plays less to auds' hearts than to their craving for testosterone.
Russia needs its own John McClane movie the way Uncle Sam needs a bright red babushka, and this subpar sequel feels suspiciously like someone tried to plug McClane into a preexisting, Moscow-set…
Southern goth-chic gets a swoony supernatural makeover in "Beautiful Creatures," a teen franchise-starter that suggests what "Twilight" might have looked like with a reasonable budget, a competent…
Unconvincingly presented as a verite account of a student film project turned ugly, this sloppy, button-pushing black comedy reveals a crew desperately in need of counseling -- less in anger…
"Elephants" assembles 10 actors in various unscripted interactions, and contents itself to "watch them living things" in maddeningly shallow focus.
An oddly upbeat coming-of-ager that nonjudgmentally treats a Canadian teen's love affair with her high-school English teacher as a simple rite of passage, "Molly Maxwell" puts a sunny spin on a…
With "Identity Thief," Melissa McCarthy proves she's got what it takes to carry a feature, however meager the underlying material.
Where other serial-killer yarns emphasize elements of mystery and suspense, soulful Russian drama "Daughter" boasts a periodic table of concerns, ranging from psychological to spiritual.
With metaphorical slingshot in hand, puckish documentarian Ben Lewis stands up to the Goliath of the Internet age in "Google and the World Brain," an alarmist inquiry into the search giant's Library…
An inspired mashup of zombie heart and romantic-comedy brains, "Warm Bodies" offers a welcome twist on the living-dead canon, even if the decidedly femme-skewed results ignore pretty much every rule…
Beautiful to watch but frustrating to follow, "Lasting" suggests that even passionate young love has its limits, exploring how a smitten Polish couple copes with an accidental killing.