If a dominatrix is one who takes total control of her passive partner, then "R100" is the cinematic equivalent of a kinky femme fatale in black leather and stiletto heels, cracking a whip and a smile.
This second film from Brooklyn-based writer-director Tim Sutton ("Pavillion") is a digressive, daringly experimental study of a flailing musician, magnetically played by accomplished bluesman and…
At two-and-a-quarter hours, "Killers" has plenty to offer genre fans — provided they don't bolt during its opening scene of a tied-up woman being beaten to death with a mallet.
"Freedom Summer" expertly combines archival footage and photos with contemporary interviews to recall the pivotal 10-week period in 1964 when hundreds of activists, black and white, worked together…
A masterfully composed and suitably outraged look at the neocolonialist exploitation of South Sudan, "We Come as Friends" is the second part of Austrian documentarian Hubert Sauper's proposed trilogy…
An aptly intense and innovative study of pioneering rock poet Nick Cave, "20,000 Days on Earth" playfully disguises itself as fiction while more than fulfilling the requirements of a biographical…
"Alive Inside" is a PSA-style salute to Nassau County, Fla.-based social worker Dan Cohen and his nonprofit Music and Memory organization, which advocates for the use of iPods in treating senior…
A mock documentary about Wellington vampires, "What We Do in the Shadows" begins with a title card jokingly crediting the pic to "the New Zealand Documentary Board" — the first and nearly the last…
Rory Kennedy's documentary vividly annotates one of the most haunting images of the Vietnam War, that of dozens of South Vietnamese struggling to climb the steps to a rooftop helicopter as Saigon…
Actor-turned-filmmaker David Cross misses the mark more often than not in this scattershot debut.
James D. Cooper's impeccably directed debut is a definitive screen bio of the Who and its-rock operatic rise.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History