Peruvian cuisine's global popularity has no more vocal champion than Gaston Acurio, restaurateur extraordinaire and subject of Patricia Perez's worshipful, mouth-watering docu.
San Sebastian Film Festival
If Joseph Mankiewicz were alive, one can imagine him wanting to remake "Flowers," with its poignantly old-fashioned premise that also comments on contempo society.
"Casanova Variations," the film adaptation of a "chamber opera play" by Michael Sturminger, is so full of its own forced charm that only diehard John Malkovich fans will feel enriched.
Though the psychology turns facile, this intense drama about yearning for paternal affection, and the way teens use sex as a way of controlling situations around them, holds interest thanks largely…
A low-budget indie that upends the superhero genre by taking an unassuming guy with special powers and turning the story into a film as self-effacing as its protag.
Alexander Nanau's immersive docu offers a fascinating and disturbing entree into the lives of three kids in a Bucharest slum.
Bille August is in one of his most productive phases but not, alas, one of his more creative ones.
Steeped in a brooding transitional world of distrust, perversion, and disillusionment, this stylish thriller from the director of "Unit 7" superbly captures milieu yet ultimately isn't on top of its…
You've heard of "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance"? Well, "The Greasy Hands Preachers" is pitched at pretty much the same choir.
Mateo Gil, co-writer of Alejandro Amenabar's Oscar-winner "The Sea Inside" and director of Sam Shepard-starred "Blackthorn," is attached to direct sci-fi film "Project Lazarus." The English-language…