Three helmers who made distinctive indie dramas demonstrate range and tenacity
Sundance Film Festival
"I'm almost starting to think a bad economy makes for better artists," John Cooper noted as he unveiled the lineup of the 28th annual Sundance Film Festival, marking his third year as director of…
The first feature filmed entirely in Samoan, "The Orator" is a compelling drama with more to offer than just anthropological interest.
After putting male insecurity under a comic microscope in "Humpday," writer-director Lynn Shelton hands the fairer sex a more prominent role in "Your Sister's Sister," another winning study of…
Moviegoers may wish the projectionist could replay some of the spectacular sequences in this cop-vs.-gangster fight-athon.
An admirable attempt to strip the story of "Wuthering Heights" down to its barest, most primal elements.
A wise and impeccably controlled drama that finds Russian helmer Andrei Zvyagintsev in outstanding form.
A confident and beautifully crafted second film from Norwegian helmer Joachim Trier.
The genial and at times genuinely inventive pic should achieve modest arthouse success.
Pic tells the story of a self-conscious Italo teen preparing for her Catholic confirmation.
The ultimate horror scenario of every parent, an offspring's diagnosis with a potentially fatal tumor, is tackled with effective filmmaking brio.