Scattered through dozens of clips are entertaining stories from key figures including actor George Rudy, helmer Ackyl Anwari , Rapi Films honcho Gope T. Samtani and veteran stuntman Jerry Yess, who…
Saman Salour's compassion for these damaged characters ultimately carries the day.
"A society is defined not only by what it creates, but what it refuses to destroy." Those familiar words, from American conservationist John C. Sawhill, open Lorenzo Sportiello's solemnly intentioned…
"Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show" should probably be required viewing in film/TV studies classes, but as a mass-consumption documentary, it doesn't quite pass the test. Much of that has to…
The eponymous forest may be immaculately snow-draped throughout, but the dramatics turn to slush well before the end of "The Ice Forest," a high-gloss, low-logic noir from Italian soph helmer Claudio…
Charting the career of Ray Davies and the Kinks at their peak, "Sunny Afternoon" is a jukebox musical in the mold of Buddy Holly bio-tuner "Buddy." Trouble is, no one dies at the end. And the odd…
Big and broad, CBS' "The McCarthys" tries to bask in the glory of a fractious, colorful nuclear family from Boston (here pronounced Baaahston), with the mild twist that one of the grown sons is gay…
Oscar-nominated actress Rinko Kikuchi stars as the mother of a 6-year-old British brat allowed four days with him on her ex's family yacht before losing visiting rights forever.
The biggest challenge for offshore audiences will be understanding hwatu, the Korean card game around which the life of every character revolves.
In every department, from casting to cinematography, "Gangster Pay Day" taps into the spirit of the 1980s and '90s golden age of Hong Kong crime movies.