The 1940 massacre by the Soviets of some 15,000 Polish Army officers at Katyn, Russia, reps the hub from which spokes of drama emanate in the WWII epic "Katyn."
Cannes Film Festival
Life in the Argentine pampas is nasty, brutish and short, judging by the intense, compelling drama "La Rabia."
"Cherry Blossoms: Hanami" follows a grieving widower's journey to Japan and a new understanding of both his late wife and himself.
A teenager struggles to come to terms with his best friends' suicides in this morose but impressive drama.
"Summer Book" breathes a quiet assurance that's very impressive for a first feature.
Triple threat of tight scripting, impassioned playing and fluid helming sells 'Chiko' as a forceful Turkish-German 'Scarface.'
A lazy exercise in cute minimalist humor, low-budget but visually glossy Mexican film "Lake Tahoe" is so dry and slight that it threatens to drift right off the screen.
A beautifully atmospheric vessel that will seem infinitely deep to some and chafingly dry to others.
A multifaceted drama straddling the Palestinian-Israeli chasm that's marbled with irony, generosity, anger and pure crowd-pleasing optimism.
Math and murder combine to time-honored effect in "The Oxford Murders," a polished but verbose whodunit that's surprisingly buttoned-down given helmer Alex de la Inglesia's rep for comicbook…
"Donkey Punch" is half lurid and half just murky.