A prefab cult film that compels a certain train-wreck fascination at points.
Less inferno than slow burn, Rob Zombie's retro witch thriller "The Lords of Salem" has plenty of portent but not much payoff.
A formula-hugging coming-of-age soaper whose fringe benefits include memorable perfs from its trio of young talents -- chiefly Emma Watson breaking type as a reformed bad girl -- and classy cameos…
Wedding martial-arts action to pulpy noir, "The Girl From the Naked Eye" gets one's attention but doesn't keep it.
The title may be "Awkward" but with a show airing on MTV, series writer-creator Lauren Iungerich can now more easily explain what she does for a living. Before "Awkward," Iungerich wrote and sold…
"La sirga" is a thoroughly engrossing art film committed more to ambiguity than to clarity, and as much to sound as to image.
Failing as both a mock-doc and a leftist tract, Swiss director Nicolas Wadimoff's wishy-washy "Operation Libertad" follows young '70s-era Zurich revolutionaries whose ambiguously courageous attempt…
The opposite of illuminating, "A Special Day" merely trails, through Cannes' Palais des Festivals, the three dozen or so filmmakers who contributed shorts to the omnibus pic "To Each His Own Cinema"…
A shocker of a remake, equal parts stylish and scuzzy, "Maniac" only marginally softens the grindhouse sleaze of William Lustig's 1980 original.
Audaciously giving itself license to do whatever it wants, Leos Carax's narratively unhinged, beautifully shot and frequently hilarious "Holy Motors" coheres -- arguably, anyway -- into a vivid jaunt…
The running joke that Jerry Lewis gets more buddy love in France than at home is part of what drives producer-director Gregg Barson's besotted but sharply crafted "Method to the Madness of Jerry…