Though it may have previously been dismissed by some industryites and Toronto regulars as a ghetto or "sidebar of a sidebar," as one wag has referred to it, Wavelengths, which programs experimental…
Drama on vagaries of technology and Internet unspools at Toronto
A thinly drawn chronicle of a good man doing good works for his birthplace, "La Source" traces the steps by which hard-working Josue Lajeunesse helps bring running water to a remote Haitian village.
Hobbled by an erratic structure more attuned to the smallscreen than theatrical viewing, overly episodic docu weaves together seven stories of burn victim survivors.
Profiling young people aiming for a future in a scrappy Rio circus yields a potentially heartwarming film that falls considerably short of its intended impact.
The Montreal World Film Festival unquestionably has a thing for China. After three decades of providing a platform for Mainland directors, including such stalwarts as Zhang Yimou, the fest appears to…
The combustible possibilities surrounding a same-sex marriage involving partners of different nationalities is turned into rather tepid stuff in "I Do," a romantic-comedy melodrama that's too gentle…
A porcine mama's boy and the equally fat male nurse attending to the guy's aging mom make for one of recent cinema's odder couples in "Heavy Girls," a self-conscious slice of quirk from Berlin's…
Completed before 2010's "Mysteries of Lisbon" but only now arriving Stateside, the late Raul Ruiz's "Blind Revenge" reps an interesting case of one of cinema's most distinctive filmmakers functioning…
"Nipples & Palm Trees" at least has the advantage of truth in advertising: Expect several nipples, some palm trees -- and plenty of rutting in cheap apartments in the City of Angels.