An intense three-hour mental workout rewarded with a big emotional payoff, "Cloud Atlas" suggests that all human experience is connected in the pursuit of freedom, art and love.
Martin McDonagh's Los Angeles-set "Seven Psychopaths" exploits easy quirk for big laughs, being the tale of an alcoholic Irish screenwriter and his two scam-artist buddies, who kidnap rich people's…
An unwieldy animated free-for-all featuring vocal contributions by four Monty Python members that's sadly lacking in both the comedy and tragedy of Graham Chapman's life.
Like a knife in the eye, "End of Watch" cuts past the cliches of standard police procedurals, serving instead as a visceral ride-along with two thrill-seeking cops (Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Pena…
A stale overprotective-dad story set within a location that could easily house a more inspired mix of characters and events.
At 149 minutes, Deepa Mehta's sprawling, hyper-saturated adaptation of the epic Salman Rushdie classic "Midnight's Children" feels like too much to take in all at once.
A time-travel twister that pits a ruthless hit man (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) against his future self (Bruce Willis), "Looper" marks a huge leap forward for Rian Johnson ("Brick").
There's been grumbling from the press at Telluride this year that this year's lineup is light on the sort of Oscar movies the festival has gained a reputation for launching in the past.
A well-esteemed Palestinian surgeon working in Israel is overtaken by an all-consuming need to comprehend seemingly inexplicable circumstances after learning that his wife died in a suicide bombing.
Michael Winterbottom offers a fitfully engaging attempt by the ever-experimental director to challenge the way cinema deals with stories of duration by shooting in sequence over a span of five years.
A massive tragedy told in a minor key, Gerard Barrett's invisibly scripted debut captures the plight of bachelor farmers in rural Ireland -- decent men who endure hardscrabble conditions with no kin…