In today’s hyper-caffeinated age, precious little lives up to its hype. But the “Breaking Bad” finale — perhaps appropriately — got the chemistry just right. From the first frame to the last on a…
With its cutesy title, John Carney's "Can a Song Save Your Life?" distracts from the real question looming large over the "Once" director's latest: Can Keira Knightley sing?
A well-intentioned but thuddingly obvious addition to the "Stand and Deliver" subgenre of high-school inspirational dramas.
A Honduran teen harbors dreams of becoming a famous singer, but finds it hard to slip the bonds of a Guatemalan brothel in "The Precocious & Brief Life of Sabina Rivas," a lurid soap opera from…
The Toronto Intl. Film Festival has a longstanding affection for high-profile documentaries -- as evidenced last year, when Toronto opened with the world preem of Davis Guggenheim's U2 docu "From the…
For fans of Ricky Gervais' brilliant HBO series "Extras," "Life's Too Short" feels like a rehash, with about half the laughs.
A gruff, working-class retiree relearns what makes life precious in the small but heartrending "Volcano," the feature debut of Icelandic helmer Runar Runarsson.
"Waiting for Superman," "The Tillman Story," "Restrepo" and "Inside Job" are among the 15 docus shortlisted by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences for the documentary feature category.
For Ingrid Veninger, securing distribution for directing debut "Modra" was all the prize needed.
Israeli TV correspondent Shlomi Eldar's personal, provocative docu offers a feast for debate.