This vaguely dystopian, oddly disconnected 3D urban noir is a slick but simple-minded fable.
Victoria Mahoney's semi-autobiographical debut is strong on texture but taxingly light on narrative.
A sprawling but only intermittently successful foray into serious storytelling from pink-film legend Zeze Takahisa.
Last year, Jody Lee Lipes became a guinea pig for indie filmmakers everywhere when he jumped at the chance to lense fellow Lena Dunham's "Tiny Furniture" on a consumer-grade SLR camera.
Easily the most mainstream lineup in this category in years, which should boost the program's theatrical potential.
A daunting but dramatic program of shorts that serve as efficient treatments of pressing world concerns.
A Pixar short is the main attraction amid a not-too-shabby lineup.
Last year, on the occasion of its 60th anniversary, the Berlinale reminded the world of its muscular history by packing the program with world-famous names...
So slight in the telling that the story practically sublimates onscreen.
A solid if not especially cinematic public-interest exhibit on how citizens are losing access to America's civil justice system.
A frank, no-frills account of the AIDS crisis as seen from ground zero -- San Francisco's gay Castro Street district circa 1980.