Will Gluck's overblown yet undernourished 21st Century version of "Annie" feels more like a facelift than an update.
Dave Jannetta's entertaining, decidedly offbeat documentary "Love and Terror on the Howling Plains of Nowhere" weaves an eclectic web of assorted digressions around the mysterious death of a math…
Maria Ripoli's hybrid English/Spanish-speaking indie about separated sisters delights in cross-cultural contrasts, one sibling awash in the colorful melodrama of Bollywood and the other locked in the…
"An Open Secret," Amy Berg's expose of the sexual abuse of boy actors by those with the power to make or break them, recasts an old Hollywood story, with boychiks substituting for starlets and hot…
Albert Maysles' joyous celebration of sustained creativity and razor-sharp wit into old age as evinced by outspoken nonagenarian fashion icon Iris Apfel also offers proof of Maysles' continued…
A joyous proletarian commedia dell'arte in the tradition of Renoir's "Golden Coach" or Fellini's "8 1/2."
No amount of familiarity with whistleblower Edward Snowden and his shocking revelations of the U.S. government's wholesale spying on its own citizens can prepare one for the impact of Laura Poitras'…
An Italian homefront melodrama is transported to a combat zone as a Sicilian widow ventures into Iraq to seek revenge on the family of the suicide bomber who blew up her husband.
In Peter Sanders docu about his grandmother, the artist Altina, her peculiar mix of wild spontaneity and dedicated domesticity engender such trend-setting inventions as sexy harlequin glasses and…
Pierre Courrege's sly, spirited, vastly entertaining dissection of a presidential campaign disguises its true import under a barrage of bon mots and clever stratagems, as a marvelously Machiavellian…