If Littell's lengthy, firmly structured but stylistically unadorned doc is sometimes a little pedagogic in its approach, that's fair enough: It's unpacking information that, to many, may be…
Boasting more tangled plots and bodies than an octopus has tentacles, South Korean auteur Park Chan-wook's "The Handmaiden" is a bodice-ripper about a pickpocket who poses as a maid to swindle a…
Deliriously loquacious dialogue and a rare understanding of how to balance Italian caricature with a grounding sense of realism characterize this terrifically played comedy-drama.
Over the extraordinarily diverse course of his career, Alejandro Jodorowsky has been a director of plays, a writer of comic books, a poet and novelist, a "psychomagic" guru presiding over therapeutic…
There's wearing your heart on your sleeve, and then there's "The Transfiguration," an addition to the extensive onscreen vampire canon whose influences are name-checked throughout.
Let's say for the sake of argument that giants really exist. That they galumph around London, 'round about the witching hour, plucking kids from orphanage windows as a late-night snack.
A family beset by autism, bulimia, alcoholism and extramarital canoodling squares off against the world-ending prophecies of Anasazi canyon-dwellers in "The Darkness," a kitchen-sink horror movie so…
Following a motley crew on a bumpy ride from Seoul to Busan to escape a zombie outbreak, helmer-scribe Yeon Sang-ho's action-horror railroad movie "Train to Busan" pulses with relentless locomotive…
A mild, occasionally trenchant debut fiction feature from Maha Haj, who worked as a set designer for the Palestinian filmmaker Elia Suleiman ("The Time That Remains"), among others, and shares her…
Even if audiences accept "The Dancer" as pure fiction, its pedestrian scene construction and ill-conceived script won't renew interest in Loïe Fuller's fascinating career and influence.
A stunningly singular third feature by German writer-director Maren Ade that transports the intricately magnified human observation of her previous work to a richly unexpected comic realm.