A cracked romantic comedy depicting a one-night-stand turned all-night-standoff, "Night Owls" gives new meaning to the studiospeak phrase "execution-dependent." Navigating a sharp tonal shift…
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If writer-director Patrick Wang hadn't already made a fine, little-seen drama a few years ago called "In the Family," the title would have been just as well suited to his sophomore feature, "The…
Up to a certain point in "For Grace," Kevin Pang and Mark Helenowski's foodie-centric documentary about a Chicago chef's quest to open and operate the restaurant of his dreams, audiences are likely…
For the truest depiction of how it feels to come of age in the Lone Star state, look no farther than Micah Magee's "Petting Zoo," a piercingly authentic, diamond-in-the-rough debut inspired by its…
A talented Texas Pentacostal clan's attempts to bring their gospel music to a wider audience is the focus of Alan Berg's docu.
An effectively creepy spin on found-footage horror from Brit horror specialist Adam Mason.
An especially fraught Thanksgiving holiday brings a woman's troubled, booze-soaked history into blistering yet compassionate focus in "Krisha," an intimate and unnerving character study that marks a…
This creature feature makes a concerted effort to mimic the style of certain 70s/early 80s supernatural thrillers, particularly Lucio Fulci's 1981 "The House by the Cemetery."
The first major docu on a topic of fast-rising public interest--the increasing militarization of U.S. police departments--"Peace Officer" is as engrossing and well-crafted as it is timely.
Cast of familiar faces and funny people--though they've all had much, much better material--will make this a viable ancillary item.
A colorful figure attracted to "crazy people" and envelope-pushing music, Danny Fields seem to have been nearly everywhere any self-respecting hipster would have wanted to be between about 1962 and…