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…
Rotterdam Film Festival
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.
Although it can turn overly didactic, Fellipe Barbosa's strongly acted debut is a well-observed study of a wealthy Brazilian family's breakdown.
German helmer Jan Schomburg delivers an initially clever but ultimately rather silly amnesia drama.
Considerably artier than star Hans Dagelet's TV fare, Eche Jange's striking debut offers numerous awards.
Riad Sattouf's take on the Cinderella story sends up gender norms in general and Islamic fundamentalism in particular.