Now three seasons into the HBO series "Silicon Valley," T.J. Miller and Thomas Middleditch have developed terrific chemistry as tech-world outsiders — the former a gaseous stoner, the latter a…
Several exquisite stand-alone sequences are unsatisfactorily strung together on a thin cord of mother love in this disappointing adaptation.
When you break apart the essential elements of "Money Monster," Jodie Foster's taut yet sporadically odd hostage drama, few of them seem to completely work. As an indictment of Wall Street chicanery…
Léo (Damien Bonnard), the central character in “Staying Vertical,” is a tall, curly-haired drifter with a hawk-nosed reptilian stare — he looks like a doleful French version of Kramer from “Seinfeld.”…
In what is pretty much the closest thing French cinema will produce to a Hollywood-style romantic comedy this year, Justine Triet's "In Bed With Victoria" offers both the candor and the schmaltz of…
Cristi Puiu's drama somewhat taxingly allows those gathered to seek their own catharses, rewarding audiences with the patience to unravel this tangled ball of yarn.
Going into a new Woody Allen film, there's always the hope that it's going to be major, like “Blue Jasmine,” and not one of his trifles, like the Allen movies that have opened the Cannes Film…
Talking a cool, calm look at an incendiary topic, Maria Arlamovsky's doc "Future Baby" surveys variably controversial issues around IVF, from designer babies to wombs-for-rent, to profit versus…
While it's refreshing to see a religious film this laid-back and nonjudgmental, actor-turned-director Steven Chester Prince has more trouble defining what his debut feature is than what it isn't.
"The 'why?' cannot, and need not, be put into words." So wrote Lewis Carroll in the introduction to "Alice's Adventures Under Ground," and his advice goes sadly unheeded in "Alice Through the Looking…
There's plenty of apocalyptic action, but not enough of what the comic book-inspired franchise does best.