Simultaneously rigorous and open-ended, Ramon Zurcher's playfully constructed debut turns the cozy world of a middle-class German apartment inside-out.
A LGBT movie for the "Glee" crowd (minus the musical numbers), "Geography Club" retains just enough of novelist Brent Hartinger's no-nonsense style to give it cred.
Talal Derki's "Return to Homs" represents a remarkable achievement in immersive conflict-zone filmmaking.
"Divergent" is my favorite kind of movie, and though it shares a fair amount of DNA in common with "The Hunger Games," it ranks as far superior in my book.
A boy born on the coldest day on earth survives only by the grace of a magical ticker in "Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart," a Steampunk rock musical reverse-engineered from an album by French band…
How often Hollywood embellishes. How rare, then, to find a documentary like "The Dog," in which we discover that, if anything, Sidney Lumet's "Dog Day Afternoon" left out much of the incredible story…
What intrigues me about "300: Rise of an Empire" aren't comparisons to comics and videogames but the more revealing contrasts, starting with just how different it is from other recent military movies.
Life brought David Gordon Green back to Texas, where the director shot his last three features — "Prince Avalanche," "Joe" and the upcoming "Manglehorn," which stars Al Pacino as an ex-con trying to…
If heaven is for humans only, then "Beyond Beyond" answers the mystery of where bunnies go instead, spinning a lavishly illustrated, yet hard-to-follow animated fable in which a lapine lad travels to…
What a pleasant surprise to find a computer-animated kidpic without the constant chatter, in which the backgrounds aren't virtual but all-natural, and cute cartoon critters frolic against handsome…
An unimpeachable choice for best picture, a diverse slate of winners and a refreshingly off-the-cuff host made this one of the more notable Oscarcasts in recent memory.