The pitfall of a tantalizing set-up is that it requires a sterling payoff to match — a recipe for disappointment born out by "Rebirth."
By turns playful, tragic and surprisingly light on its feet, this welcome comeback for Alejandro Jodorowsky should keep its maker fully booked on the fest circuit.
An exquisitely crafted miniature about the creative rebirth of an aging sculptor, Fernando Trueba's "The Artist and the Model" brings the same craft and care to its subject as its titular artist does…
Based on a novel by Mitsuyo Kakuta, "Rebirth" is a long, complex, highly nuanced meller that plays like an aestheticized, post-feminist "Stella Dallas."
Gentle yet bracing, "Dolphin Boy" is a documentary about recovery and rebirth, set amid the kibitzing porpoises of southern Israel, which brought a traumatized Arab boy back to life after an assault…
"Rebirth," Izuru Narushima's meller about a woman who steals her married lover's baby and raises her as her daughter, scooped 10 trophies at the Japan Academy Awards ceremony on Friday, including…
More a resuscitation than a rebirth, British comedian Rowan Atkinson revives his spoof spy character with this enjoyable if somewhat wheezy reprise.
A unique monument to memory, love, the resilience of guilt and the persistence of life.
Jim Whitaker, the longtime president of motion picture production for Imagine Entertainment, is stepping down from his post to focus on a directing career that begins with "Project Rebirth," a 9/11…
That venerable horror subgenre, the zombie movie -- immortalized by George A. Romero in his "Living Dead" trilogy -- gets a malnourished rebirth in "Resident Evil," the long-in-development screen…
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