Precocious, ferocious and self-assured, "First Winter" dwells on the darker side of a hippie commune while marking a radiant debut by writer-helmer Benjamin Dickinson, who imbues the film with a sort…
Between the architectural pillars of Renaissance Italy and Kate Bosworth, helmer Kat Coiro hangs a gossamer tale of ruined love and liberation with "While We Were Here."
Putting crony capitalism in the crosshairs, "Downeast" offers up America's financial crisis in microcosm.
"The Fourth Dimension" won't exactly alter the landscape, but it does make the well-repeated point that less is more.
Explores the nature of American masculinity in a surface-scratching fashion that does no favors to men -- or America, for that matter.