"As Luck Would Have It" reps an entertaining but unsubtle satire on the moral confusions of a marketing/media-driven world. .
Berlin Film Festival
Balanced on a fulcrum between drama and comedy, director/co-writer Maya Kenig's "Off-White Lies" follows the inevitably rocky relationship of an unemployed man and his teen daughter visiting him in…
Multihyphenate Farhan Akhtar's sequel to his 2006 hit "Don" reprises most of the original cast, including Priyanka Chopra, Om Puri and superstar Shah Rukh Khan as the suavely sexy master criminal…
The 3D is terrific in "Flying Swords of Dragon Gate," but helmer Tsui Hark's costume actioner -- the first Chinese-lingo movie shown in the stereoscopic Imax format -- is let down by two-dimensional…
With a heavy heart and even heavier hand, Stephen Daldry addresses the tragedy of 9/11 through the experience of a boy struggling to accept the death of his father.
Though sufficiently well made to suggest a viable career behind the camera for debutante writer-director Angelina Jolie, "In the Land of Blood and Honey" seems to spring less from artistic conviction…
Zhang Yimou's great gift for stories of resilient women serves him well in this uniquely harrowing account of the rape of Nanjing.
"Young Adult" revels in breaking the rules of safe Hollywood storytelling.
Meryl Streep delivers a technically impeccable perf as Margaret Thatcher in this fuzzy-headed biopic, which glosses over the former British prime minister's politics in favor of a glib, breakneck…
A disarmingly honest, thoroughly winning personal portrait of family and heritage, grounded in religion but not dependent on belief.
Steven Soderbergh's action-filmmaking chops get a swift, vigorous 92-minute workout in "Haywire."