An elaborate behavioral simulation spirals shockingly out of control — and to a lesser degree, so does the movie — in "The Stanford Prison Experiment," a grimly staged dramatic reconstruction of…
Lamberto Sanfelice's debut feature is a well-crafted if incompletely satisfying drama whose character study intrigues but ultimately feels somewhat frustratingly underdeveloped.
If Chance the Gardner, the TV-educated savant played by Peter Sellers in "Being There," had lived together with his six siblings, it might have looked something like "The Wolfpack."
"People, Places, Things" contains no insights into the human condition so profound as to warrant staking a claim on the world's nouns.
Complicite has dazzled auds for 30 years with the aesthetic simplicity of pieces like “Mnemonic” and “The Master and Margarita.” So it’s baffling to find little of that elegant austerity in the…
"The Americans" picks up pretty deftly from where last season's cliffhanger left off, while advancing that storyline at a relatively slow pace. Mixing the micro and the macro, the FX series grapples…
A deftly constructed, consistently engrossing and frequently flat-out-hilarious account of a controversial sporting event with geopolitical implications, "Dennis Rodman's Big Bang in Pyongyang"…
"Homesick" approaches the topic of incest sans sensationalism — but without much dramatic impact, either.
The movie resembles "Dogtooth" and another recent festival favorite, "The Tribe," in the way it plunges viewers into a circumscribed world that has its own warped moral code.
A filmmaker known primarily for his perceptive melodramas about women, from "Things You Can Tell Just By Looking at Her " to "Mother and Child," now turns his attention to a primal tale of fathers…