Trading her improv-based filmmaking style for a more traditional screenplay-grounded model, Lynn Shelton delivers an uneven mix of half-formed conflicts in this mystifying dramedy.
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Hannah Fidell was working a part-time job at a restaurant in order to subsidize her filmmaking when a young high school boy walked in and sparked the idea for "A Teacher," which stars Lindsay Burdge…
Michael Winterbottom and Steve Coogan's fourth feature collaboration is a vivid period whirlwind that impressively showcases the comic thesp's more dramatic side.
Capturing colorful lives dedicated to artistic practices that have so far garnered scant financial success, Zachary Heinzerling's five-years-in-the-making portrait of Brooklyn-based artists Ushio and…
Best viewed as an ode to victim's rights, this well-intentioned drama forgoes nuanced drama for heart-tugging, head-shaking and rabble-rousing.
Covering a broad swath of liberal economic theory in brisk, simply stated fashion, "Inequality for All" aims to do for income disparity what "An Inconvenient Truth" did for climate change.
The successes of "Amour" and "Barbara" this season show that certain foreign pics can still penetrate domestic consciousness and commerce, and the French/Italian import "There Will Come a Day," with…
Offbeat, but also frequently off-key and somewhat off-putting, Francesca Gregorini's "Emanuel and the Truth About Fishes" comes up with a mightily strained framework to deal with the grief of…
"Like Crazy" star Felicity Jones once again beguiles as a foreign-exchange student whose presence complicates a superficially ideal New York household.
A chillingly plausible and responsibly handled attempt to dramatize the disturbing bond between the two men behind the 2002 Beltway sniper attacks.
They're not John, Paul and Ringo, but Nadia, Masha and Katia -- aka Pussy Riot -- are now among the most famous rockers in the world. In "Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer," they also appear to be the…