A classically minimalist Western, Mateo Gil's "Blackthorn" proposes that Butch Cassidy did not die in Bolivia in 1908, but instead spent the next 20 years there turning into Sam Shepard.
A dynamite Kathleen Turner desperately strives to be named "Catholic Woman of the Year" in tyro helmer Anne Renton's feel-good religious laffer "The Perfect Family."
This elegiac indie plays less like a whodunit than a gradual locking together of puzzle pieces, isolating the separate contexts of those affected.
Relatives and exes threaten to derail marital bliss in Ed Burns' 10th film.
Character actor John Hawkes breaks through typecasting stereotypes in his nuanced portrayal of crop artist Stan Herd.