Austerity is one thing in a thriller, starving the audience of suspense, character-insight and thrills quite another.
Toronto International Film Festival
Modest but affecting drama of self-discovery.
Film is cleanly shot and devoid of cheap sentimentality.
A lukewarm slacker comedy set in subzero temperatures.
Pic is a "herstory" of the art birthed by feminism in the late 1960s.
Pic is a successful portrait on its own terms, save one: It's unlikely to excite much theatrical interest.
Russia's 2010 Oscar submission. is less interested in the politics of its chosen milieu than in a glowering hero's machismo.
Suggests "Juno" as reimagined by David Lynch, or a funnier, sunnier "Donnie Darko."
A dead-serious version of "Groundhog Day" that mixes supernatural tidbits with slices of anarchic violence.
Fests, specialty exhibs and classy vid play beckon.