The central character of Agnieszka Holland's “Spoor” is a lonely, moon-faced schoolteacher who lives in a mountain village near the border of Poland and the Czech Republic and insists on being…
Don’t be fooled by his film’s slim running time: Everardo González, Mexican documentarian and laureate of various international festivals, can pack an awful lot of bleakness into 74 unhurried…
Hader takes a serio-comic approach to the usual story of middle-class and middle-age crisis, but it never goes deeper than what's expected in a mild comic sketch.
When two Orthodox Jews appear in a remote Hungarian village with some mysterious cargo on a sweltering August day in the titular year, their presence catalyzes an unwelcome reckoning with the recent…
Chavela's voice drew forth a song's every emotion, and her life as a trouser-wearing lesbian celebrity became an inspiration throughout the Spanish-speaking world.
Ever since the bulbous, gorgeous gay erotica of one-time underground icon Tom of Finland crossed over from the locked drawer to the coffee table, it has been plagued by the same old line of…
The biopic was once a rather schlocky genre. That was back in the day when every film biography had to tell a person's entire life story from soup to nuts. Is it any wonder that those movies…
There's not much glee in “Emo The Musical,” a mildly satirical spin on “Romeo and Juliet” that shows stretch marks from the expansion of writer-director Neil Triffett's 16-minute 2014 short. Enjoying…
"Doubt" is what might happen if a Shonda Rhimes show got lost on the way to production and accidentally ended up at CBS. It touts many of the hallmarks of Rhimes' glitzy workplace soaps: The legal…
Life is what happens while you're busy making other plans, goes the old saying — though for the variously stymied characters of "Félicité," life hits them when they have no plan at all.
It has to rank as one of Donald Trump's most shocking statements — which is really saying something. Asked by the Fox News host Bill O'Reilly how he could respect Russian President Vladimir Putin…
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