"Some of us fall by the wayside, and some of us soar to the stars." So goes the circle-of-life wisdom from a certain pop Disney hit, but it could just as well be the mantra of Austrian helmer Nicolas…
Rotterdam Film Festival
Exploited temp workers at a big box store in South Korea organize themselves to fight layoffs in "Cart," a solidly made sophomore feature with worthy elements that are all too familiar.
A woman lives on the fringes of society with a pack of hounds in this observational study that appeals even as it indulges in arty cinema affectation.
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."
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."