A vigorous, ambitious, big-hearted comic meller about three women hired to wail at a Chinese-Philippine funeral, "Crying Ladies" has already wept its way to good notices around the U.S. via platform…
"All Winter Without Fire" is a promising if cautious feature debut for helmer Greg Zglinski. Slow-burning perfs, especially from Aurelien Recoing, bring needed spark to a subject -- a couple coping…
Serbian actor-director-producer Ljubisa Samardzic turns to a historical costumer with melodramatic overtones in "Goose Feather." A brisk pace and fairy-tale feeling enliven its initial scenes, but…
Daily Variety launched it second annual screening series last Wednesday at the Grove, where Focus pic "The Motorcycle Diaries" unspooled.
After years of struggling to get his films made, writer-director Jordan Roberts finally made it "Around the Bend" last week.
A rollicking, unpretentious and often hilarious black laffer that looks terrific from first frame to last, Alex de la Iglesia's "Ferpect Crime" doubles as a cheerily complicit attack on our obsession…
South Africa's first Zulu language feature, "Yesterday," is the country's choice for consideration in Oscar's foreign language category.
"Friday Night Lights" is the "Black Hawk Down" of high school football movies. As exclusively as Ridley Scott's picture was about combat, this film concerns football and nothing but. Pic will have to…
Osama Fawzy's "I Love Cinema" emerges a pleasing, robust Egyptian "Amarcord" whose envelope-pushing elements won't mean much or even be particularly noticeable to foreign auds. Nostalgic look back at…
The first commercial Zulu film, "Yesterday," is among the submissions to be considered for a foreign-lingo Oscar nomination. Pic, a story of a young mother cast off by her husband because she is…