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…
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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."
The Berlin Film Festival continues its support of Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi, who is facing six years in prison after a Tehran appeals court upheld the sentence earlier this month.
Jeffrey Schwarz's biodoc portrays a vibrant, charismatic, remarkably consistent individual, as generous in his personal life as in his political engagements.
Some sprocket operas cater specifically to kids, like Giffoni and the Chicago Intl. Children's Film Fest. Others, including Tribeca and Toronto, select a handful of innocuous films specifically for…
A Bangkok assassin's life turns upside down -- literally -- in "Headshot," a brooding Thai noir whose protagonist's vision is inverted when a bullet hits his brain.
A typically smart performance by Juliette Binoche isn't enough to keep "Elles" from drowning in pseudo-intellectual pretension and general banality.