Aside from the thrill of watching Grayson ("Professor") Boucher razzle-dazzle a basketball through hoops (a pleasure familiar to fans of ESPN's "Streetball"), Brin Hill's curiously perfunctory…
Tribeca Film Festival
Devastation and abandonment in the wake of suicide haunt Erica Dunton's downbeat road movie, "The 27 Club."
Sissy Spacek faces down murderous drug dealers and races through the cornfields to protect her grandson in a heartstring-tugger about the importance of family.
A bereaved family must reconfigure itself after the death of the father to accommodate the intrusion of a dancehall girl with a broken leg.
Being Sudanese and a former child soldier, Emmanuel Jal has many tales to tell, each one more horrific than the last.
Being a surfing movie, "Newcastle exists to (1) put pretty young people in very few clothes, and (2) capture via acrobatic cinematography the kinetic glory of people riding huge waves on relative…
A perfect companion piece to the recent "Iron Ladies of Liberia," which concerned the election of Africa's first femme president, "Pray the Devil Back to Hell" sets forth -- in clear, concise…
Emerging relatively intact from a potentially sententious minefield, Peter Tolan's feature directorial debut, "Finding Amanda," profits greatly from the obvious roads not taken in its seriocomic…
NonStop Entertainnment has acquired all Nordic rights for docus "Cocaine Cowboys 2: Hustlin' With the Godmother" and "Bigger, Stronger, Faster."
Hammer Films and Spitfire Pictures has acquired remake rights to "Lat den ratte komma in," the Tomas Alfredson-directed Swedish film that last week won the feature prize at the Tribeca Film Festival…
If a doc manages to inform and entertain, it's ahead of the competition. If it features engaging personalities (or penguins), so much the better. And if it manages not to lose its assets while…