A solidly assembled docu that charts how Blighty's Labour Party met the nation's need for change by nationalizing public utilities and services for the greater good after WWII, Ken Loach's "The…
The Fire Sermon
A scalding appraisal of the Christian missionary movement in Africa, "God Loves Uganda" has a ferocious mission of its own: to portray American evangelicals as arrogant and deluded, yet dangerously…
Filmmaking twins Logan and Noah Miller rehash vulgar revenge-fantasy tropes in their hollow neo-Western "Sweetwater."
Before the opening credits, before any shots of Alaska, before we even hear narration from Sarah Palin herself, Stephen K. Bannon's reverential documentary "The Undefeated" features byte-sized clips…
Kevin Smith's pic is like a dull blade slashing wildly, predictably and ineffectually at its target.
The considerable integrity and strength of John Patrick Shanley's play prevail despite a questionable central performance in "Doubt."
Headlining an indie-rock triple bill (filled out by Spiritualized and Cat Power) that mixed guitars and God so frequently, it turned the Bowl into the First Church of Leo Fender, Cave's riveting…
A seminal battle of wills between Norway's indigenous Sami people and their carpetbagger exploiters has tragic results in Nils Gaup's "The Kautokeino Rebellion."
The Gospel According to Leonard Cohen," a lovely, understated tribute to the Canadian singer-songwriter hosted by singer Perla Batalla at UCLA's Royce Hall Saturday night, is the latest concert/album…
Filmmaker Daniel Karslake lobs a grenade into the culture wars with his heartfelt, provocative and unabashedly polemical "For the Bible Tells Me So," which examines the intersection of homosexuality…
One is barely a third of the way into the new David Hare play about George W. Bush, Tony Blair and the buildup to war in Iraq, before the audience is jolted into an awareness that what they're…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions