This uniquely intertwined dual portrait of a country music icon and his Jewish-Canadian promoter should attract a diverse audience.
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Vet documentarian Carl Colby's ambitious, decades-spanning film about his CIA spymaster father delves deeply into historical events William Colby helped to shape, from his OSS days during WWII and…
"Billy Elliot" meets "Good Bye Lenin!" doesn't quite do justice to the subtler dimensions of Russian period comedy "My Dad Baryshnikov," but it gets across the major flavors.
A well-meaning but simplistic terrorist melodrama.
A much-mellowed Juan Pablo Escobar has abandoned all thoughts of revenge.
Warmly felt but haltingly told meller "Romulus, My Father" holds the attention with fine perfs and exquisite lensing, but never really grips the imagination. Helming bow by Oz thesp Richard Roxburgh…
Charlton Heston's honest effort in the role of a Nazi death camp doctor is nearly buried in overly busy and needlessly manipulative story of a tortured son who tracks down his war-criminal father in…
(In Dutch, Arabic and French.)