A competent and even-handed look at yet another frontier where corporate interests are wreaking havoc on U.S. natural resources, "Razing Appalachia" chronicles still-ongoing struggles between the…
This well researched, detailed examination of the life and work of the legendary avant-garde filmmaker, writer and dancer, Maya Deren, should provoke renewed interest in her as it plays the…
Sometimes the joke's on "Funny Movie" itself in South Korea's first parody film. Though the re-stagings are always immaculate, first time helmer Jang Gyu-seong and his team haven't realized the main…
Given the timeliness of the subject of "Borders" (illegal refugees being helped by "people smugglers"), it's all the more disappointing that Mostefa Djadjam's odyssey never comes to life.
Thoughtful, complexly structured "American Gun" gets the U.S. national culture of violence in its sights and rarely lets it get away. Sober-sided pic from helmer-scripter Alan Jacobs also reps one of…
Bangladeshi helmer Tareque Masud, whose "Matir Moina" (The Clay Bird) was honored at Cannes, urged the government to lift its monthlong ban on the pic in his home country Tuesday.
Media tycoon and Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has appointed Marina Cicogna prexy of local-pic promoter Italia Cinema, continuing his bid to put political buddies in top jobs.
A cops-and-corruption thriller that aims at intellectual respectability but ends up being merely efficient, helmer Patricia Ferreira's sophomore feature, "The Impatient Alchemist," is still an…
Working Title's Gotham comedy "The Guru" will world premiere at the Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival, running Aug. 14-25.
Dark whimsy with a side of regret is the order of the day in "Just a Kiss," an unpredictable relationship comedy in which everything that can go wrong does.
A poignant documentary that deals with the wedding of a Cleveland, Ohio-based Palestinian man to a young woman who has lived a traditional village life in the Middle East, "Wedding" is a fine example…