"Marie's Story" is not so different from Helen Keller's, amounting to a French "The Miracle Worker" with the bonus miracle that it was a nun who accomplished the inspirational breakthrough.
A passion project more than a decade in the making for director Vincent Grashaw, this uneven indie straddles somewhere between indignant expose and unusually tasteful exploitation pic.
As both a dramatic actor and a comedian, Robin Williams tore your ticket, held the door and offered you a ride on the emotional roller coaster -- an appreciation.
2014 is shaping up to be the Year of Agnes Varda. This week, the free-spirited French director will receive the Pardo d'onore Swisscom at the Locarno Film Festival, which is just the latest in a…
A manipulative German dramedy in the "Big Chill" tradition, where you actually get to know the friend committing suicide.
Frank Capra would approve of "The Fool," a forceful Russian drama in which a lone plumber stands up to a corrupt system on behalf of the people living in a squalid apartment building.
German helmer Florian Mischa Boder clearly wants this silly-minded misfire, about a contract killer so out of practice he botches his first big assignment, to play like a cross between a classic…
It took until the age of 85, but director Agnes Varda, who will be honored at the Locarno Festival, is finally getting the recognition she deserves. The Belgian-born helmer unleashed a tiny tsunami…
The second of two Fabrice du Welz offerings this summer (the other being the Lonelyheart Killers thriller "Alleluia"), blunt French policier "Colt 45" takes after its title.
A victim of cyberbullying gets her revenge on the teens responsible for her suicide in "Cybernatural," a horror movie distinguished by the device that everything takes place on one character's…