A quietly intense femme-centric drama about a woman trying to negotiate patriarchal traditions in order to get her younger sister engaged.
“War Dogs,” starring Miles Teller and Jonah Hill as bushy-tailed geek scoundrels who become Internet arms salesmen, is that rare thing: a based-in-reality movie that gives you a buzz. The film just…
Expectedly epic though disappointingly weak in production numbers, the film has sporadic visual enjoyments yet doesn't live up to its potential.
"Imperium's" depiction of the white-nationalist underground is ultimately background for a straightforward potboiler, and the film is at its best when it stays in that arena.
The film refuses to let up in its depiction of Bulgaria's corrupt post-Communist society, yet its lack of nuance works against any profound statement.
A hospitalized young man in a partial body cast spends years striving to hold on to some quality of life in Radu Jude's 1930s-set distancing drama.
In "Kubo and the Two Strings," a brave, one-eyed Japanese boy is faced with divergent paths to immortality: Either he can surrender his remaining eye to his supernatural grandfather, the greedy Moon…
As a documentary filmmaker, Robert Greenwald doesn't have the high media profile of Michael Moore, Errol Morris, or Alex Gibney (or, God help us, Dinesh D'Souza). But ever since 2004, when he made…
Arthouse lovers, including those not always in synch with João Pedro Rodrigues' style, may be perplexed but are sure to find much pleasure in his distinct individualism.
We've already had faith-based dramas involving baseball ("Where Hope Grows"), football ("Woodlawn," "Facing the Giants"), boxing ("Carman: The Champion") and even competitive skateboarding…
When people talk about the romantic grunge of New York City in the ’70s and ’80s, they tend to point to the same handful of ironically cherished neighborhoods and atmospheres — the sleazy excitement…