After paying elaborate tribute to Italian giallo horror films in his 2012 "Berberian Sound Studio," British director Peter Strickland applies much the same formula to the high-toned Euro…
The Lumière Festival's Claude Sautet retrospective is being presented under the banner "The Age of Sautet (1960-95)," and that just about says it all. In the years he was active, few French directors…
From the brothers Warner to the brothers Weinstein, the movie business has long been a fraternal affair, though sibling director teams (Coen, Hughes, Wachowski) are a relatively new concept.
Perhaps the least interesting thing about Megan Ellison, Gigi Pritzker and Molly Smith is that these game-changing film financiers happen to be the scions of three of America's wealthiest families &mdash…
The good-vibing '60s are slip-sliding away in Paul Thomas Anderson's "Inherent Vice," and along with them a certain idea of pre-Vietnam, pre-Manson California life.
The scares are cheap but periodically effective in "Annabelle," a cut-rate spinoff from James Wan's superlative haunted-house hit "The Conjuring."
There's nothing new under the moon in "Dracula Untold," a decorous but dull origin story that attempts to turn history's most famous vampire into a kind of male Maleficent.
"When you buy something made of ivory, where does the money go?" asks an onscreen question at the start of Kathryn Bigelow's "Last Days," a remarkable three-minute PSA on the subject of elephant…
The plot has thickened concerning the troubled Paul Schrader-Nicolas Cage movie "Dying of the Light."
Four characters dangle precariously from their respective perches on the Hollywood power ladder in Neil LaBute's "The Money Shot," an acid-tongued showbiz satire that makes up in belly laughs and…
A missed train sets the stage for Chris Evans' directorial debut, "Before We Go," but dramatically speaking, this talky, contrived and ultimately tedious actors' exercise never leaves the station.