Swag has had a Hollywood makeover, with leaner and more purposeful gifting the norm, coupled with a charitable component on the side.
Calculated quirkiness and cartoonish characterizations make Michael Mohan's picture shallow enough to be a sitcom pilot.
With incredible access and the full participation of her subject, Alison Klayman presents a significant yet scattered introduction to the Chinese superstar artist-activist.
A literary film that stands to work best for those who don't read, "The Words" is a slick, superficially clever compendium of stories about authors of uncertain talent and varying success.
Sundance Institute and NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corp.) have selected Swedish filmmaker Jens Assur, director of the upcoming "Close Far Away," as winner of the 2012 Sundance/NHK Intl. Filmmaker Award.