A dose of magical realism isn't enough to prevent the modest delights of "Lock Charmer" from fading away as soon as the end credits roll.
Sundance Film Festival
Earnest, solid if somewhat plodding at times, "The Case Against 8" follows the successful fight to have California's anti-gay-marriage Proposition 8 overturned as unconstitutional.
More than a week after the Sundance Film Festival wrapped, IFC Films announced it has acquired North American rights to Peter Sattler's directorial debut “Camp X-Ray,” an intimate war drama set in…
Like the elaborate children's pop-up book that conjures its eponymous bogeyman, "The Babadook" offers a wonderfully hand-crafted spin on a tale oft told.
Strand Releasing has bought U.S. rights to director Hong Khaou's feature debut “Lilting,” starring Ben Whishaw and Cheng Pei Pei, with plans to release the film later this summer. “Lilting,” which…
Uncovering one corner of American roots music that hasn't benefited from the recent folk revival, Sterlin Harjo's heartfelt doc "This May Be the Last Time" begins as a testament to Native American…
Two weeks after its premiere at Sundance, the Roger Ebert documentary “Life Itself” has been acquired for U.S. distribution by Magnolia Pictures. The deal covers theatrical, VOD and home…
"The return of phantoms, of impossible beings," is how actress Eva Mendes describes Leos Carax's work during her appearance in "Mr. X," a reverent tribute to the French auteur that makes him out to…
If a dominatrix is one who takes total control of her passive partner, then "R100" is the cinematic equivalent of a kinky femme fatale in black leather and stiletto heels, cracking a whip and a smile.
This second film from Brooklyn-based writer-director Tim Sutton ("Pavillion") is a digressive, daringly experimental study of a flailing musician, magnetically played by accomplished bluesman and…