To filmmaker Pablo Larrain, a juror at the 2013 Venice Film Festival, Jonathan Glazer's eerie competition picture "Under the Skin" deserved a prize. Composer Ryuichi Sakamoto, also on the jury, was…
Venice Film Festival
"I feel like I'm dreaming," says young Dasy to her sister Viola over halfway into "Indivisible", and it's a sentiment likely to be echoed by audiences.
Taiwan-based Burmese filmmaker Midi Z produces his best work yet with "The Road to Mandalay." Returning to narrative features after the documentaries "Jade Miners" and "City of Jade," Z maintains his…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
A no-dialogue conceptual meditation on the African migrant experience that boasts handsome images yet feels trapped in a rigid theoretical blueprint.
Another working class-themed documentary from Wang Bing, yet his subjects seem too randomly chosen, and the lack of direct engagement stymies involvement.
The director's penchant for the kind of realism that celebrates the ugliness of tawdry lives makes the film difficult to warm to, despite strong performances.
Rich in excellent interviews, stuffed with important information, and bursting with unanswerable questions, the documentary raises alarms without stoking the fire.
Erdem conjures characters in broad strokes, exploring the feral nature embedded inside young adults who've not yet learned to encase themselves in "civilized behavior."
There's a limited market for the Argentinean helmer's delicate 72-minute bauble, but festivals and more adventurous venues will want to dive right in.
A handsome, occasionally suspenseful tale set in Colombia's rural northeast, where locals are in an uneasy relationship with shady paramilitary forces.
That hoary old question of whether life imitates art or art imitates life is refreshingly irrelevant in the case of certain creative beings, for whom art is life and vice versa.