The fragile nuclear family comes under harrowing inspection by writer-director Rodrigue Jean in "Lost Song."
Returning to French lingo production after a pair of pics in English, Swiss-born, Quebec-based director Lea Pool maintains her usual focus on a female's motherless coming-of-age in "Mommy Is at the…
However shrewdly contrived to keep its budget low, "Pontypool," set almost entirely in a basement radio station, is a zombie flick sans bite.
Set in '69, "A No-Hit, No-Run Summer" gets to first base, at least, with its modest tale of B-team squirts who play in old hockey jerseys but eventually hold their own against the well-named…
A film about the pressures and consequences of upward mobility and ordinary adolescence. Intense perfs by Rory Culkin and Alec Baldwin are standouts in a movie that brims with vivid supporting turns.
Pic's strengths as a '50s Euro-style meller paradoxically make "Genova" a somewhat iffy proposition for Stateside release.
Hardly superbad, but sorta OK, "College" solves for X in an equation with young TV actors plus fake IDs, bare skin and bodily fluids.
Softcore horror at best, failed allegory at worst, "Mirrors" reflects little beyond Splat Pack auteur Alexandre Aja's desire to push his genre into less punishing and more profitable territory.
Before flying off the rails in the final curve, "The Midnight Meat Train" rolls quite smoothly as a mid-'80s-style psycho-killer thriller a la "The Hitcher."
A birdwatchers' "Best in Show," Alex Karpovsky's mock-doc "Woodpecker" stretches its single joke to feature length, earning a beakful of yuks.
The 9/11 truth movement might believe it has found its "JFK" in "The Reflecting Pool," despite the cold, hard fact that the latter pic is criminally pedantic when not dramatically absurd. "Based on…