A rookie cop in Internal Affairs discovers the head of the narc unit is on the take in this by-the-book sequel to the helmer's locally popular "City State."
Rotterdam Film Festival
Lukas Valenta Rinner's deadpan debut shifts from comically surreal to absolutely serious as middle class nonentities attend survival training camp on the eve of a global cataclysm.
An atmospheric, at times impressionistic drama of a Moroccan windsurfer whose friendship with European tourists adds a highly-charged pull to the already palpable draw of departure.
A certain pungency of feeling — as implied by that uninviting but ultimately appropriate title — steams from the surface of "Stinking Heaven," Nathan Silver's fifth and most furiously combative…
There are certain documentaries that thrive on a real-world version of movie-star magnetism, and in volunteer social worker Brenda Myers-Powell, "Dreamcatcher" has found itself something of a…
An unimaginable reality is brought to the brink of clarity — only to plunge right back into a psychological abyss — in Danish helmer Jeppe Ronde's potent, pain-ridden "Bridgend."
Urban legend has it that doctors in the region devised the code "Normal for Norfolk" — "NFN" for short — to describe the average mental state of the English county's supposedly eccentric…
A worthy but over-obvious fictionalization of xenophobic riots in Germany in 1992 that will surely hit a nerve given current tensions with "the other in our midst."
Watching movies can be a lot like chess. With enough practice, you start to anticipate the moves, adjusting your defenses so as not to be taken off-guard.
Two weeks before kicking off its 44th edition, the Rotterdam Film Festival has completed a globe-spanning selection of 13 contenders for its annual Tiger Awards.