There's a reason why “Fame,” the 1980 dancing-in-the-streets teen schlock opera, is fondly remembered. It had one of those timeless guilty-pleasure theme songs, and it touched a generation newly…
You would have to search far and wide to find a drama more glum and dismal than "Chance." Hugh Laurie, who capably anchored "House" for so many years and who was delightfully duplicitous in AMC's…
There's something a little sad about watching the ever-wooden Reeves and numb-looking Zellweger (convincing as a rich man's frail, if resourceful wife) settle for such shallow work.
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Overall, the film provides a counterweight to our xenophobic times, proving that human beings are more alike than un-alike and that poetry can be relevant across millennia.
A slender, artfully shot, loosely structured documentary that captures moments in the lives of seven mostly middle-class New York City girls as they blossom over a three-year period.
Two women on parallel tracks struggle to make full lives for themselves in this well-meaning yet not quite believable drama.
Adriana Barraza gives a strong performance as a benumbed bureaucrat, representative of a society that makes its women feel disassociated from civil society.
Actresses love to play Madame Ranevskaya, the enchanting idiot who dithers away the family estate in Anton Chekhov’s “The Cherry Orchard.” Film star Diane Lane (best remembered for “Unfaithful”)…
Early in "Kedi," Ceyda Torun's splendidly graceful and quietly magical documentary about the multifaceted feline population of Istanbul, a human inhabitant of the city notes: "Dogs think people are…
A rousing, impassioned study of the challenges and rewards of peace activism in Cuba, "13 Million Voices" might best be described as a finished film about a work in progress.
Kurtz, the fabled central figure in “Heart of Darkness,” entered a primitive jungle world and made himself over into its homicidal master. His colonial malevolence was echoed in two landmark films of…