"Enclave" starts as a poignant and intense coming-of-ager, but a major stylistic and narrative shift in the final act damages the good will and credibility accumulated up until that point.
Though one might anticipate slow-burning claustrophobia and dread from its concept, this thriller is actually a bit frenetic with intrigue, flashbacks, shrill behavior and a dry-land action climax.
An ironically titled, coolly damning portrait of French NGO workers embroiled in the overseas adoption trade.
Perhaps it's appropriate that among the vast array of current television options, science fiction is represented by a gaping void. Light and inconsequential sci-fi-flavored fare hasn't been difficult…
Essentially constructed as a documentary companion to "Homeland," "Spymasters: CIA in the Crosshairs" is exceedingly timely but less compelling than it should be. Produced by CBS News for its sister…
A gushingly affirmative drama about a Taiwanese aboriginal family pulled into land-rights disputes, "Panay" is partly redeemed by two utterly adorable child actors and a radiant debut performance by…
A sprawling, blistering state-of-the-union address that presents Chicago's South Side as a cesspool of black-on-black violence, gang warfare, gun worship and macho misogyny, ruled by unbreakable…
An unusually playful as well as emotionally involving first-person chronicle of serious illness.
Medium-watt cast will ensure some sales for a film whose logical destination is as a passable time-filler for cable and streaming customers.
Edward Albee seemed to have shattered the last social taboo with “The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?”, his absurdist drama about a happily married man who discovers an even greater happiness in bestiality…
When Amer Daoud and Raghda Hassan fell in love, they were both serving time in prison. He was a Palestinian freedom fighter and she a Syrian revolutionary.