Italo thesp-turned-helmer Michele Placido ("Vallanzasca") crosses the border into France for "The Lookout," a gritty cops-and-crooks caper in which the bad guys are in cahoots with a sniper.
The Human Factor
"Venus and Serena" is an engaging, warts-and-all look at the Williams sisters, who have dominated the professional tennis circuit for more than a decade, breaking ground for female and…
Five teenagers wander in circles around a lush forest landscape, joking and coming to terms with death, in "Lions," a creepy, mystical arthouse horror movie of sorts from debutante Argentinean helmer…
"Downtown Express" is a polished indie that goes in one ear and out the other.
Putting the hard sell on a story that doesn't need it, "MIS: Human Secret Weapon" is about the Japanese-American men who worked against Japan during WWII via a secret program established by the U.S…
Not since "Scream" has a horror movie subverted the expectations that accompany the genre to such wicked effect.
Encore's "Method to the Madness of Jerry Lewis" plays more like a belated valentine than an examination of the comic's career, one that expunges any of his missteps.
Paris' famed upscale nudie revue joins the Comedie Francaise and the Paris Opera Ballet to complete Frederick Wiseman's triumvirate of Parisian entertainment institutions in "Crazy Horse."
Observational docu "End of the Rainbow" puts the human factor first and lets viewers draw their own conclusions about big-picture politics as it charts the establishment of a multinational gold mine…
The charismatic presence of Harrison Ford in "The Fugitive," and the gravity that he brought to his role as a wrongly convicted man, are very much missed in "U.S. Marshals," a disappointing sequel to…