Helmer-adaptor Rawson Marshall Thurber arrives at a more conventional general tone.
Sundance Film Festival
A brooding, atmospheric exercise in upscale psychological horror.
An exceedingly odd meeting of the minds (and bodies) occurs in "Quid Pro Quo," a strikingly original and provocative first feature from scribe-helmer Carlos Brooks.
A dysfunctional family gets a therapeutic reshuffling via abandonment, unemployment, abuse and murder in "Sleepwalking"
Sundance distribs broke through their buyers' block en masse, as deals for "Choke," "Henry Poole Is Here" and "Hamlet 2" closed Tuesday.
About as subtle as the system of autocratic government it decries, Dennis Gansel's "The Wave" delivers its message with more impact than insight.
Thesp turned helmer-scenarist Clark Gregg sets himself a formidable task for his first feature effort: Adapting the manic, farcical, disturbing world of lit cult idol Chuck Palahniuk.
Film combines low comedy, high production values and the Middle East for what will surely be a hit, even as it delivers nothing new.
Hollywood is skewered, but with a degree of benevolent indulgence, in "What Just Happened?"
"The Betrayal" ("Nerakhoon") details one Lao family's harrowing efforts to start a new life in America.