Richard Turner would have you know he is a "card mechanic," not a magician. "What I do with cards," he explains early in "Dealt," the fascinating and multifaceted documentary about his life and…
SXSW Film Festival
"The Strange Ones" is a ponderously opaque and tediously elliptical drama about two brothers who go on the road and into the wilderness after the violent murder of their father. Except maybe they…
This grotesque stranger-than-fiction tale will duly keep any viewer with an ambulance-chasing bone in their body somewhat guiltily riveted.
Though at core it's about a dying way of life, the location and photography here semi-perversely encourage just the kind of foreign tourism which factors in that slow death.
This handsomely crafted horror thriller doesn't get as winky as something like "The Cabin in the Woods," but it's similarly inclined to pull the rug out from under its premise at midpoint.
In 1964, Life magazine dubbed Madalyn Murray O'Hair "the most hated woman in America," running a huge feature on the outspoken atheist. (Just to put her celebrity in context, the magazine devoted its…
"Fits and Starts" is appropriately titled. The directorial debut from Laura Terruso (who scripted "Hello, My Name Is Doris"), the film follows a pair of married writers – one wildly successful, one…
"Mr. Roosevelt" is the debut film by writer-director Noël Wells, a Texas native who decamped for Los Angeles to become a comic. It also features Wells in the lead role, as a Texas native who decamped…
Everything Harry Dean Stanton has done in his career, and his life, has brought him to his moment of triumph in "Lucky," an unassumingly wonderful little film about nothing in particular and…
Ssure to develop a cult following amongst viewers in the same general age range as its protagonists, though don't expect their parents to approve.
Flat and sometimes downright laughable as a thriller, oddly skittish about embracing its horror aspects.