A mild-mannered translator looks back at a bittersweet romance in "See Ya Later, Pollux," an entertaining and affecting tragicomedy that sustains an original tone parsed with plenty of offbeat humor.
A peppy, neatly plotted and consistently watchable cross-cultural martial arts romp that borrows as much as it invents, "Samourai" is a hybrid entertainment that provides more youth-o-centric bang…
First feature from successful comic book author and illustrator Didier Tronchet, who has some 30 hardcover comics to his credit, is nothing special on the cinematic front but is peopled with…
More than just a technical novelty, however, B&W featurette based (very loosely) on a traditional Japanese fairy tale reps an utterly charming, even poignant viewing experience likely to win over…
An otherwise talented cast is gored by a clunky script and clumsy filmmaking in "Semana Santa," an English-lingo botch set in contempo Seville during Easter Week.
A bright young boy and his confused mother process a family loss in the finely drawn drama "Leaving by the Way."
Up-and-coming thesp Cecile de France ("Euro Pudding," etc.) delivers a noteworthy performance as "Irene," a cute and semi-klutzy 30-year-old who hasn't been involved with a guy for four long years.
The partnership of two architects develops small cracks that reveal structural flaws in "Cravate Club."
Private Ryan hits the Russian front in "The Star," an ordnance-packed war epic "created and produced" by helmer Karen Shakhnazarov, whose opulent comic fantasy "Poisons, or the World History of…
Centering on six black Toronto female impersonators, Edimburgo Cabrera's "Divas: Love Me Forever" cuts a refreshingly broader thematic swath than most such docus, getting past the performances and…
"Men in Black II" muscled into 11 territories as a clear No. 1 last weekend, while "Scooby-Doo" charmed auds in Spain and Belgium and Sony's mouse tale "Stuart Little 2" snacked quite well in the…