The scope of "Sherpa" broadened dramatically during production when 16 Sherpas were killed on 18 April 2014 at Khumbu Icefall, a treacherous passage near the mountain's base camp.
The old truism that one man's gold is another man's garbage gives life to Corneliu Porumboiu's sandpaper-dry caper comedy.
The three months since Caitlyn Jenner's Diane Sawyer interview have seen an outpouring of transgender coverage and programming, including ABC Family's "Becoming Us," Frontline's "Growing Up Trans"…
Solid performances and decent intentions are all on the guest list for "Jenny's Wedding," a sweetly played yet overly on-the-nose dramedy about a lesbian who finally comes out to her sheltered…
Over the past 14 years, you could catch Penn & Teller live in Vegas, all over television, including on their Showtime series “Penn & Teller: Bulls—!,” and even on a Katy Perry music video. But in all…
A woman in her 20s falls for a middle-aged professor who was her late granny’s lover in “Her Granddaughter,” an offbeat romance adapted from a manga by Keiko Nishi. Although the protags’ age…
"Turn off the electricity!" screams a nascent environmental activist in Kim Ki-duk's "Stop," his words falling upon deaf ears in the aggressively lit streets of Tokyo.
The pic's poignant subject matter trumps its stolid, sometimes clunky execution.
"You're lucky to be alive." The words are repeated several times, with increasingly grim irony, in "The Suicide Theory," a contrived but weirdly compelling thriller involving a tortured hitman, his…
A Danish botanist's naive optimism clashes with the harsh reality of West African colonial life in "Gold Coast," an atmospheric early-19th-century morality tale in which the salt air, humidity and…
From internalized homophobia and self-hatred to code-switching, misogyny and bullying, David Thorpe's "Do I Sound Gay?" brushes up against a lot of tough issues, though its treatment of them is…