Despite its focus on a potentially fascinating subject, "The Real Shaolin" is a curiously underwhelming docu about four martial arts students who travel to China's legendary Shaolin Temple, the…
Toronto International Film Festival
"In the Shadow of the Naga" appears destined to be known as that Thai "monks-with-guns" movie.
If Karen Oganesyan's "The Ghost" hadn't been so blatantly tooled as an item for Hollywood remake, it might have proved to be a clever fusion of the twin Russian obsessions for the criminal…
Tailor-made for nursing home screenings in ancillary, "Is There Anybody There?" features Michael Caine's ingratiating turn as a senile magician who bonds with a paranormal studies-loving tween.
A feeble attempt to sum up Nigeria's sprawling, incipient movie industry, "Peace Mission" delivers the inaccurate picture that Nollywood is mostly driven by energetic, gregarious impresario Peace…
The fragile nuclear family comes under harrowing inspection by writer-director Rodrigue Jean in "Lost Song."
Returning to French lingo production after a pair of pics in English, Swiss-born, Quebec-based director Lea Pool maintains her usual focus on a female's motherless coming-of-age in "Mommy Is at the…
IFC's "Stranger Than Fiction" documentary series is heads into its eighth season with a slate packed with docus from Toronto.
Sour Icelandic comedy "White Night Wedding" provides few laughs and less rooting value.
Following its world preem at Toronto, Martin Provost's "Seraphine" has been picked up by Metrodome for the U.K., and Rialto for Australia and New Zealand.
However shrewdly contrived to keep its budget low, "Pontypool," set almost entirely in a basement radio station, is a zombie flick sans bite.