If ever a film had no need for an in-title assertion of its fact-based nature, it's British war pic "Kajaki: The True Story": Few screenwriters would devise a battlefield scenario quite this spare…
"Mass Extinction: Life at the Brink" is an alarming title, but given the cottage industry and political interests built around denying climate science, desperate times call for extraordinary…
Salib looks deeper than infertility and the deeply-rooted, fascinating pre-Islamic superstitions holding sway in the region, allowing her subject a fuller and sadder character not tied solely to…
Sure, Investigation Discovery basically makes the same show over and over again, but it's hard not to admire the channel's creativity in mildly differentiating them with cheeky titles and inspired…
While the crimes were appalling, one leaves "Little Hope Was Arson" less concerned with them -- especially as all the churches have since been rebuilt--than with larger questions of forgiveness.
Gullible media types have billed "Marco Polo" as Netflix's possible answer to "Game of Thrones." The more logical comparisons would be a thematic one to "Shogun" -- that splendid miniseries of…
Sleeping with your girlfriend's mother is only a minor obstacle to true love in "All Relative."
Three sisters are haunted by the ghost of their mother in "The Midnight Swim," a psychodrama that flirts with going just plain psycho.
If some movies leave you feeling in need of a shower afterward, then nothing short of a colonic will do after a viewing of "The Mule."
Maria Ripoli's hybrid English/Spanish-speaking indie about separated sisters delights in cross-cultural contrasts, one sibling awash in the colorful melodrama of Bollywood and the other locked in the…