Earnestness is the dominant feature of "Saints & Strangers," a two-night miniseries from National Geographic Channel that chronicles the initial encounters of Pilgrim settlers and the Native…
A foreign-language Oscar winner gets a clever but workmanlike Hollywood retooling in "Secret in Their Eyes," a time-shuffling tale of murder, corruption, paranoia and the many varieties of obsession.
A solo backpacker seeking tranquility in "The Interior" of British Columbia gets something very different in Trevor Juras' arresting, minimalist debut feature.
"Highly Strung" follows the volatile trajectories of the Australian String Quartet (ASQ) and the legendary Guadagnini instruments in their custody.
The latest edition in a widening mini-genre of competition documentaries about the depths of devotion inspired by subcultures few people even know exist.
As much as films like "Capturing the Friedmans" and "Stories We Tell" have taught us to expect the unexpected when it comes to family portraiture on film, viewers may still find themselves taken…
One of the oddest pop-culture memes of the moment has political candidates and regular citizens contemplating what they'd do if they came across Hitler as an infant. "The Man in the High Castle"…
In the early going, "Jim Henson's Turkey Hollow" creates a queasy feeling roughly equivalent to the aftermath of Thanksgiving overindulgence, built as it is around dredging up a rather flimsy idea…
With his "Rocky" spinoff, writer-director Ryan Coogler confirms every bit of promise he displayed in his 2013 debut, "Fruitvale Station."
Two mainstays of film noir are the tough-talking dame and the cynical private eye, and one of the pleasures of "Marvel's Jessica Jones" is that it unites both types in one thorny and fascinating…
Incredibly timely and equally unsettling in the wake of the Paris terror attacks, "ISIS in Afghanistan" joins an important portfolio of Frontline documentaries, detailing the group's rise, and…