Annie Baker must love losers. In “The Flick,” this never-dull and consistently surprising scribe observes the aimless lives of three movie theater ushers with sharp insight and grave tenderness. Her…
Based on a true story, "For the Love of Money" unfortunately comes off as routine pulp fiction, an attempted Scorsese-esque crime epic that too often feels like an underdeveloped outline.
Mainland China's first AIDS-related pic, "Love for Life" is an anemic mess, notwithstanding stars Zhang Ziyi and Aaron Kwok (neither inspired) and rising helmer Gu Changwei.