Ken Ochiai’s “Uzumasa Limelight,” pictured, took the Cheval Noir prize at the 18th annual Fantasia Intl. Film Festival in Montreal. Hugh Sullivan’s “The Infinite Man” was named best first film in the…
Fantasia Film Festival
A victim of cyberbullying gets her revenge on the teens responsible for her suicide in "Cybernatural," a horror movie distinguished by the device that everything takes place on one character's…
Unlike most heroes of the Japanese swordplay genre, Himura Kenshin refuses to kill. That's an admirable quality, until one realizes he's susceptible to the same sequel pressures as anyone else.
Horror movies have given us no shortage of over-protective mothers over the years, though Samantha Morton takes that archetype to new extremes in "The Harvest."
Like the megalomaniac in a one-dimensional Hollywood blockbuster, Takashi Murakami won't be satisfied with anything less than world domination.
A gloriously ambitious, spectacularly misguided Frankenstein's monster of a movie that combines Soviet-era iconography, Eastern European folklore and Western consumer-culture critique with a dash of…
A genetic engineer tormented by the accidental death of his son resorts to cloning in "The Reconstruction of William Zero," a basement mad-scientist movie from Dan Bush, one third of the team behind…
When it was first announced that Samuel L. Jackson would star in a live-action remake of "Kite," it sounded as if the new version might meet a wider audience than Yasuomi Umetsu's cult…
Bobcat Goldthwait's Bigfoot thriller is an amusing yet unnecessary contribution to the genre of horror movies allegedly recovered from the hard drives of dead cameramen.
A potent combo of hostage thriller and high-impact morality play, "Graceland" hardly puts a foot wrong for two-thirds of its lean running time.
Helmer Eron Sheean generates considerable suspense and sustains a sense of mounting dread throughout much of his debut feature.