Celina Murga's exquisite feel for small-town life, and of the private worlds inhabited by children and adolescents, is on full display in "The Third Side of the River."
It's the audience that dies slowly at "Stratos," director Yannis Economides' perversely protracted study of moral and spiritual decay in recession-era Greece.
So rueful and wise is writer-director Alex Ross Perry's "Listen Up Philip," it comes as a shock to discover that Perry himself is not yet even 30.
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French thriller director Guillaume Nicloux ("The Stone Council") shows an uncharacteristically lighter side in "The Kidnapping of Michel Houellebecq."
Only the vivacious die young, notes one character in Alain Resnais' "Life of Riley," while "the tiresome, humdrum ones live forever."
The unedited version of Lars von Trier's shagnum opus is somewhat more explicit than its whittled-down predecessor but structurally similar.
Nearly a decade on from his last theatrical feature, prolific Teuton TV helmer Dominik Graf makes an overdue and very welcome return to the bigscreen with "Beloved Sisters."
How do you get to the Grand Budapest Hotel? To be sure you will not find it on Trip Advisor, or on any maps of the region. Ditto the kingdom of Zubrowka, within whose borders it purportedly lies. But…
Like the elaborate children's pop-up book that conjures its eponymous bogeyman, "The Babadook" offers a wonderfully hand-crafted spin on a tale oft told.
A stirring, little-remembered episode of baseball history has been lovingly brought to the screen by co-directors Chapman and Maclain Way in "The Battered Bastards of Baseball."