Once you've made your way past the gate and onto the sprawling grounds of the Reserve in Holmby Hills, you'd never guess that a rather treacherous stretch of Sunset Boulevard lies just below. Mature…
A mesmerizing psychological thriller with a bruised and battered killer whale at its center.
A few key concerns are commonly associated with media's possible role in perpetuating violence: Imitative behavior, especially among the impressionable (children) and disturbed; and coarsening the…
While shooting digital may be the prevailing trend for everything from micro-budget indies to blockbuster tentpole releases like "Skyfall," it was never an option for "Lincoln," as far as director…
A mild curiosity rather than a must-see omnibus, this uneven collection boasts several interesting works (by Theo Angelopoulos, Manoel de Oliveira, Atom Egoyan), a few clunkers (Maria de Medeiros…
Voyeurism is but the least of the sins committed by a solitary Bratislava air-traffic controller in "Visible World," a strongly plotted character study-cum-thriller from Slovak novelist and helmer…
There was in the original bestseller of Herman Wouk an attempt to isolate and examine a particular segment of American life, the upper middle class Jewish stratum of Manhattan. Producer Milton…
The film [from the novel by David Goodis] has a sharp, brutal opening, macabre touches throughout, and a thick, gruesome quality. What starts out as a thriller switches en route into a sagging…