Watching the first six hours of "Texas Rising," a wonderfully cast and otherwise completely wooden miniseries, one has to wonder what inspired the History channel to expand the production from six…
Combining immaculate formal composure with intrepid thematic sangfroid in a comparable manner to fellow new-school Mexican filmmakers Amat Escalante and Michel Franco, David Pablos makes a…
The cast holds nothing back in Gaspar Noe's "Love," but it's the ever-provocative writer-director who exposes the most in his sexually explicit, semi-autobiographical Cannes scandal-in-the-making.
Never heard of Christian Domestic Discipline? Let Robert Askins enlighten you. According to a religious doctrine observed in certain churches known to the playwright, it’s the practice of inflicting…
An anguished cry against vicious class inequality and ingrained female abuse in South Korean society.
Shot for shot, it's perhaps the most ravishingly beautiful film Hou has ever made, and certainly one of his most deeply transporting.
Raised in the East End and trained on Saville Row, fashion designer Alexander McQueen was an icon of creative London in an era when Cool Britannia ruled the waves. James Phillips' soulless bio-play…
First feature for helmer Bradley King and co-scenarist Cooper works due tan escalating pileup of well-thought-out complications, and credible character psychologies nicely communicated by expert…
This latest, largest-scaled and most lamentable entry yet in the gross-out horror series manages to be completely obnoxious even before the gross stuff kicks in.
Paolo Sorrentino's most tender film to date, an emotionally rich contemplation of life's wisdom gained, lost and remembered, with cynicism harping from the sidelines but as a wearied chord instead of…