The police outnumber the bad guys seven-to-three in "The Squad," a suspense-challenged genre programmer whose original French title ("Antigang") suggests a much more exciting dynamic, had the odds…
A trash-talking French granny gradually warms to the world, thanks to the mellowing effects of marijuana in "Paulette."
While strolling through the woods, a self-questioning law student chances upon a sparrow dangling by a string and, obsessed with its significance, begins an inquiry into the interrelatedness of…
Though true-crime character study "Jack" has the nerve to call notorious Austrian killer-turned-literary-sensation Jack Unterweger by his first name, writer-director Elisabeth Scharang never lets…
In Canada, the power to declare war lies squarely in the hands of the Cabinet. In "Monsieur Lazhar" director Philippe Falardeau's latest, that responsibility falls to a single Member of Parliament.
Relatively confident that he will fail but curious to see what might come of the experiment, an alien council endows a perfectly average human with the power to do whatever he pleases.
Starring Henry Cavill as American art thief Napoleon Solo and Armie Hammer as Russian agent Illya Kuryakin, this reluctant-buddy two-hander feels more suave and restrained than Ritchie's typically…
Chantal Akerman's formally demanding and impossibly intimate video essay serves as an elegy to that sense of home that disappeared with the death of her mother.
Boasting a lead role as juicy as a sun-ripened orange, this late-career blessing may as well be Rochefort's "Nebraska," allowing the beloved character actor to adapt his persona to that of a…
Provocative Dutch director Alex van Warmerdam puts a contract out on his own life, so to speak, in "Schneider vs. Bax," a darkly comedic broad-daylight thriller in which two for-hire hitmen are…
Nazi war criminals being brought to justice makes great cinema in everything from 1961's "Judgment at Nuremberg" to last year's "Labyrinth of Lies," but those trials are just the tip of the iceberg…