Despite sporting very different styles, a pair of HBO documentaries on successive nights each advocate strongly on issues related to inequality. First up, Vice tags along with President Obama on an…
The eponymous songbirds aren't to be found onscreen in Icelandic helmer Runar Runarsson's soph feature "Sparrows" — and even if they're fluttering just outside the frame, they're not feeling terribly…
With his flair for elaborate choreography and sinuous camerawork, it was only a matter of time before that Hong Kong genre mixmaster Johnnie To got around to directing a full-blown musical.
One lucky human will decide which of two anthropomorphic (m)animals — unruly ursine Kumatetsu or his well-behaved, half-boar rival Iozen — gets to rule an exclusive parallel realm in "The Boy and the…
Opening with a bang and ending with a whimper, "French Blood" follows more than 20 years in the life of a neo-Nazi skinhead, from the bloody street fights of his youth to a transformative adulthood.
An exercise in minimalist sci-fi from one of world cinema's most prolific maximalists.
Like Ashley Madison subscribers, a bra designer pursues an elusive transgression in "Lost in Hong Kong," a tamer but still agreeable follow-up to helmer-thesp Xu Zheng's directorial debut, the…
In a sense, "Blood & Oil" is an expanded version of that "Twilight Zone" episode with William Shatner, where he and his wife have their car break down in a small town. Except the little devil coaxing…
Neither concert film nor behind-the-scenes doc nor avant-garde objet d'art, "The Reflektor Tapes" attempts to be all three at once.
In this period of greater nuclear tensions between Israel and Iran, who would have guessed that Israel's foreign-language Oscar submission would be mostly in Farsi?
Exuberant musical comedy from helmer Vincent Bal successfully channels the beating heart of classic Hollywood.