The edge achieved by director-editor-producer-scribe Garth Donovan is jeopardized by overreaching for topical relevance.
Helmer Sally Rowe serves up iconoclastic chef Paul Liebrandt in slices in "A Matter of Taste."
In Mexican helmer Yulene Olaizola's pictorially abstract sophomore feature, a young woman freebases heroin in a rundown hotel near the sea.
A curiously effective musical docu that captures the raw dynamics of collective creativity.
Documentarian/religious blogger Norris Chumley and theologian/historian John McGuckin embark on a pilgrimage tracing the evolution of the monastic tradition in "Mysteries of the Jesus Prayer."
An arch setpiece that feels like a frisky revival of a hoary chestnut.
A 17-years-later sequel to "My Life's in Turnaround," "They're Out of the Business" similarly conflates fact and fiction.
Pic describes the parabolic ups and downs of the career of Hole drummer Patty Schemel and should attract grunge curiosity-seekers in theatrical and tube play.
With affable Australian entrepreneur Joe Cross jump-starting others on a liquid road to health, this glorified infomercial could saturate latenight TV after its April 1 bow at Gotham's Quad.
Pic maintains a marvelous tension between a prim comedy of manners and unbridled slapstick.