Mika Kaurismaki's "Three Wise Men" is quite reminiscent of John Cassavetes "Husbands," as accessorized with a Finnish twist.
Toronto International Film Festival
Some of Danish cinema's leading lights try to illuminate the murky dramatics of "Fear Me Not."
OK as a mildly comic cross-country hymn to all things Canadian, "One Week" addresses its oft-repeated central question — "What would you do if you had one week to live?" — by giving us a protagonist…
Danny Boyle's "Slumdog Millionaire" hit the jackpot, nabbing the people's choice award at the 33rd annual Toronto Intl. Film Festival.
A film about the pressures and consequences of upward mobility and ordinary adolescence. Intense perfs by Rory Culkin and Alec Baldwin are standouts in a movie that brims with vivid supporting turns.
Another legendary 1970s-era concert sees the light of day through the miracle of technology in the joyously funky docu "Soul Power."
Delivers a formulaic-sounding conceit with enough unpredictability and downplayed sentiment to earn heartwarming emotions.
The true-life saga of a South Boston tough guy is told with assured, sensitive style by tyro-actor-turned-director Brian Goodman in "What Doesn't Kill You."
Following the more outre concepts of several features including "After Life" and "Nobody Knows," writer-helmer Hirokazu Kore-eda seems to be scaling back with the writ-small "Still Walking."
"American Swing" memorializes "the poor man's Playboy Mansion," the late-'70s/early-'80s Manhattan sex club Plato's Retreat.
One of the more bizarre illustrations of racial injustice under apartheid is dramatized in "Skin."