Jason Osder's riveting documentary chronicles the escalating confrontations between the Philadelphia police and the radical group Move.
Mariana Rondon's impressively multilayered drama brings a powerful specificity to the story of a boy and his embittered single mother.
At Friday’s 10th anniversary screening of his documentary “Los Angeles Plays Itself” at the American Cinematheque’s Egyptian Theater in Hollywood, filmmaker Thom Andersen told the audience, “It’s not…
Richard Curtis returns to a quintessentially English milieu with this sweet, familiar and reassuringly bland romance.
Cate Blanchett plays a neurotic Woody Allen heroine for the ages in this serious-minded but ruefully funny work.
Coming-of-age stories never go out of style, which explains why TV keeps returning to them. Now Hulu joins the party with "Moone Boy," an Irish version of "The Wonder Years," only set in the late…
Usually, one is well advised to be wary of TV's micro portraits devised to illustrate macro trends. Yet "Two American Families" is such a potent treatise on the U.S.' struggling middle class — as…
It’s payback time for the “regular” looking girls whose boyfriends humiliated them for being insufficiently gorgeous in Neil LaBute’s 2008 play, “Reasons to Be Pretty.” The same gang returns in…
Writer-director Rebecca Zlotowski's sophomore feature is an engrossing, superbly acted working-class melodrama.
This elegant, geographically vivid pic is considerably leaner than its melodramatic premise might suggest, though wan characterization makes it less immediately engaging than "A Screaming Man."
Hirokazu Kore-eda's reverberant drama is a characteristically low-key treatment of familial bonds, expectations and responsibilities.