This character-driven, allegorical epic should resonate with niche arthouse audiences in North America.
It’s really hard to pull off a production style that says: “Yoo-hoo, I’m being ironic here!” without patronizing or caricaturing its targets of irony. Todd Haynes executed this risky directorial…
Marking a departure from his typical film fare, "Secretariat" helmer Randall Wallace has committed to develop Sony's faith-based family drama "Heaven Is for Real" as a potential directing vehicle.
Juan Mayorga's Holocaust-themed "Way to Heaven" is a bold but failed employment of metatheatrical means to unearth a parcel of historical truth.
The intense, remarkable life of the Chilean singer-songwriter Violeta Parra is explored with sensitivity and exquisite lightness of touch in Andres Wood's "Violeta Went to Heaven."
Elegiac docu "Close to Heaven" proves originality isn't necessary for a good nonfiction feature when the helmer has a great visual sense and a sympathetic subject.
A sprawling but only intermittently successful foray into serious storytelling from pink-film legend Zeze Takahisa.
A romantic dramedy so full of tragic missteps it becomes almost perversely compelling.
Just when her career, marriage and friendships seem lost, an inspired artist is driven to paint a way out, in the power-packed world premiere of Michele Lowe's "Map of Heaven."
A teen fantasy about a romance between a bad boy with a good streak and a good girl with a bad streak, simpleminded, disposable "Three Steps Above Heaven" is too eager to please.
Real and virtual worlds collide, but result falls fairly short of paradise in this junky genre pic.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History