“Hell or High Water” is a thrillingly good movie — a crackerjack drama of crime, fear, and brotherly love set in a sun-roasted, deceptively sleepy West Texas that feels completely exotic for being so…
Launching at Cannes in 2009, Jacques Audiard's delirious incarceration fantasy "A Prophet" virtually rewrote the rules for the prison movie, which makes the festival a fitting platform for a film…
"The Crime of Being Married." So read the headline that accompanied photos of Richard Loving, a Southern "white trash" construction worker, and his African-American wife Mildred in the pages of Life…
The modern-day Ukraine depicted by "Almost Holy" is a place of such individual, familial, institutional and moral degradation that it appears on the verge of apocalyptic collapse.
"Harmonium" is a quietly combustible tale of punishment and crime set in motion when a family lets a mysterious man move in with them.
The slow, calm pace of a Jim Jarmusch film — so deliberate, so meditative, so Zen — has always been the cutting edge of his aesthetic, not to mention the closest thing he has to a brand trademark…
An unconvincing, autumn-clothed youth-in-peril thriller so in thrall to Terrence Malick's 'Badlands' that even the cadence of its title seems a homage.
Erin Kolirin asks what does it mean to try to be a good person in a society that doesn't reward good behavior?
If the cinema is magic, then the nomadic projectionists and technicians of "The Cinema Travelers" are its Oz-like wizards.
"One Week and a Day" is probably too low-key and inconsequential to attract a sizable audience outside the festival circuit — the humor is more smiles than outright laughs — but it makes a mildly…
A film prone to cutting on an unfallen tear, “From the Land of the Moon” from French director Nicole Garcia is as syrupy a confection as ever dripped from the pen of Nicholas Sparks (though inspired…