Roughly midway through "The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel," a lovesick Bill Nighy notes that Judi Dench's character has "checked out," referring of course to her status at the hotel.
Well, Peter, another Berlin Film Festival has come to a close, ending on a high note with the awarding of its top prize, the Golden Bear, to Jafar Panahi's "Taxi."
Blue is a fairly tepid color in "Seashore," an agonizingly subtle Brazilian coming-of-ager in which a bi-curious teen ever so tentatively tests the water of his sexuality during a few days at the…
In Disney's new live-action "Cinderella," four mice are ballooned into elegant white horses, two lizards are yanked by their tails to serve as makeshift footmen, and an oblivious old goose gets…
A brother and sister cursed with special powers live in a rural farmhouse encircled by a tall, impenetrable wall in the enticingly conceptual North Carolina-based indie "One & Two."
Set in Mexico during the "10 days that shook" Russia's greatest silent filmmaker, "Eisenstein in Guanajuato" marks Peter Greenaway's raucous attempt to capture his all-time cinema idol at his moment…
Save for a mention in Arthur Conan Doyle's "His Last Bow," precious little is known about the latter years of Sherlock Holmes: "We heard of you as living the life of a hermit among your bees and your…
Well, we've officially reached the mid-point of the 2015 Berlin Film Festival, although the most hotly anticipated event in this cold, cold town is still another day away.
Three characters with fundamentally different perspectives on the human body converge in Polish director Malgorzata Szumowska's "Body," whose peculiar sense of humor and competing points of view make…
Gustav Klimt may have been celebrated for his gilded portraits of elegant Austrian ladies, but that doesn't necessarily mean the same approach suits "Woman in Gold," director Simon Curtis' garish…
America's Second Amendment inadvertently serves to keep Mexican drug cartels stocked with U.S.-made, military-grade artillery in "600 Miles," an understated, astutely gauged look at the way weapons…