Despite the appreciably restrained, low-key approach, the character-driven humor never finds a proper groove in what amounts to a sporadically engaging retread of earlier mid-conflict comedies like…
"Self-destructive" is the label commonly attached by armchair pop psychologists to tragic figures like Amy Winehouse, the nervy, unruly and viciously talented British jazz-soul singer.
A near-tangible slick of midsummer sweat sits heavily atop each scene in Andrew Cividino's diverting debut feature "Sleeping Giant."
While capturing the crushing unease of the Punjabi countryside, full of uncertain, frightened glances, Singh neglects dramatic construction and jeopardizes empathy.
Almost impressive in the way it shifts from dreary two-hander to cut-rate survival thriller to terminal-illness weepie to M. Night Shyamalan/Nicholas Sparks-level spiritual hokum
As the REM song goes, "It's the end of the world as we know it — and I feel fine." But for the two mismatched characters in “The Last Two People on Earth: An Apocalyptic Vaudeville,” life isn't so…
"Life is strange," Paul Dedalus declares more than once in Arnaud Desplechin's "My Golden Days" — and it's also rich and intensely personal, as we experience firsthand in this marvelously vivid…
Hakonarson lovingly captures a deeply rooted rural culture that is closely connected to the Icelandic national spirit.
For those who love the writing of Amos Oz, the Israeli storyteller's autobiographical "A Tale of Love and Darkness" illuminates his reasons for picking up the pen in the first place, pointing to his…
Longevity and lifelong fertility are among the reasons why a human may wish to become the eponymous creature, explains Colin Farrell's protagonist at the outset of "The Lobster."