This small-scale drama by way of exotic travelogue satisfies on its own modest, gracefully crafted terms.
David Gordon Green's patiently observed, often unsettlingly violent drama can't help but feel overly familiar in some of its particulars.
LOCARNO — Over 2009/10, Peru broke out, thanks to Claudia Llosa's Berlin Golden Bear winner "The Milk of Sorrow," Javier Fuentes-Leon's "Undertow," which took Sundance's World Cinema Audience Award…
Austrian weirdmeister Ulrich Seidl's sometimes grueling but consistently compelling "Paradise" trilogy concludes on a surprisingly wistful, tender note with "Paradise: Hope," an account of a teenager…
This sophomore writing-directing effort from Roman Coppola ("CQ") shares some of its oddball DNA and a few actors with Wes Anderson's "Moonrise Kingdom" and "The Darjeeling Limited," though "Swan"…
The key is even lower than the tide in Italian-born, Texas-adopted director Roberto Minervini's sophomore feature, a solemn small-town miniature that offers effectively woozy atmospherics, but is…
Spanish helmer Jose Luis Cuerda ("The Butterfly's Tongue," "The Education of Fairies") adds another dud to his uneven track record with "All Is Silence," a juiceless adaptation of the Manuel Rivas…
GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- Helmer-scribe Javier Fuentes-Leon is prepping "The Vanished Elephant," his sophomore effort after "Undertow," which won Sundance's World Dramatic Competition Audience Award in…
Richard Linklater's offbeat true-crime saga sustains a tone so affectionate you have to squint to make out its darkly comic undertow.
Ben Stiller's central presence gives this sneakily ingratiating effort a shot at a general audience.