Tedious, self-regarding and often quite amateurishly staged, "Le Cancre" might have earned its Cannes berth out of respect for its director (whose "Please Give Generously" played at Directors'…
Steve Oram's deeply British feature debut is the kind of mesmerizing cult oddity whose fan base will be limited but passionate.
Director Haroun is careful not to present too many voices recounting the nightmare of torture, thereby ensuring the stories avoid becoming a numbing litany.
Born out of Germany's economic meltdown in the 1920s, "The Threepenny Opera" puts the destitute and desperate onstage — a remarkable thing at the time. Rather than refresh its reality for our own…
Despite evident good intentions, and some excellent interviewees, this is a frustrating effort in many ways, not least of which is its slightly misleading title, which suggests a more contemporary…
Trieste's unique cultural make-up adds a level of other-ness which the filmmakers are happy to foreground in this over-long though affectionate documentary.
The un-heartwarming story of two real-life little girls who nearly stabbed a classmate to death because they thought it would please a fictive bogeyman who's gained recent traction online.
This caper documentary investigates an embarrassing scandal that rocked the world of highest-end wine collectors and left as many as 40,000 "fake" bottles still circulating in their milieu.
Like watching a takedown of Hitler by a disillusioned Leni Reifenstahl, this insider's look at a real-life cult is one of the decade's strangest and most unsettling documentaries, especially given…
Neither love nor hate make this "Romeo and Juliet" — the best so far of Kenneth Branagh's ongoing season of West End plays — but haste. The actor-manager and his co-director Rob Ashford can't quite…
At the end of "Incognito," a new play by Nick Payne ("Constellations") at Manhattan Theater Club, one line of dialogue jumps out: “There is nothing whatsoever remarkable about Albie’s [i.e., Albert…