The sorrow of displacement weighs heavily upon Tala Hadid's feature debut, telling of a glum Moroccan-Iraqi searching for his missing brother while protecting a little girl from white slavers.
"The Water Diviner" marks an ambitious if emotionally manipulative directing debut for Russell Crowe.
Somebody give this playwright a Pulitzer. Oh, right — Ayad Akhtar already has one, for a previous play, “Disgraced,” which is currently running on Broadway. Although this new one continues the…
"Casanova Variations," the film adaptation of a "chamber opera play" by Michael Sturminger, is so full of its own forced charm that only diehard John Malkovich fans will feel enriched.
Discovery Channel made a bit of a splash with the announcement it would air the special "Eaten Alive," about a guy who intends to let himself be engulfed by a giant anaconda, then the network wisely…
For a play about social perceptions of physical ugliness, this Williamstown Theater Festival production of Bernard Pomerance's Tony Award-winning 1979 drama “The Elephant Man” is breathtakingly…
For those who miss the substance and scope of films like "Lawrence of Arabia" and "The Man Who Would Be King," Philipp Stoelzl's "The Physician" restores one's faith in the medium.
Liza spoiled it for everyone with her thrilling perf as Sally Bowles, the flamboyant party girl in “Cabaret.” Although her pitiful musical talents are the least of the services Sally offers patrons…
"She's Beautiful When She's Angry" arrives at a time when the clock seems to be turning backward on many of the issues women's "libbers" fought more than forty-odd years ago.
References to glacial pacing and aimless drifting are unavoidable when discussing "Red Knot," an interminable mix of attractive nature documentary and enervating romantic drama.