In a bold chess move that triumphs, director Grzegorz Krolikiewicz casts aging and crippled Bronek Pekosinski in his own biography. The Alzheimer-diagnosed Pole takes a dry-eyed journey through his…
Clearly out to tap the same heartline reached by last year's "Sleepless in Seattle," TriStar looks to have another summertime hit with this charming romantic comedy -- one that's less gushy than…
"To Die For," a remarkably forthright film about life in the age of AIDS, features engaging characters, lively dialogue, snappy humor and, above all, affecting emotion. While marred by an incongruent…
"Tales from a Hard City" follows the mostly deluded showbiz aspirations of several plucky young residents of economically depressed Sheffield, England. Closer to scripted drama than straight docu…
A picaresque story of a simpleton's charmed odyssey through 30 years of tumultuous American history, "Forrest Gump" is whimsy with a strong cultural spine.
The anti-war sentiments of the Polish-produced "Squadron" provide the lavish period costumer with a universal resonance and appeal. Yet the familiarity of the story and an ambivalent conclusion work…
In "Faust," master stop-action animator Jan Svankmajer interjects joltingly surreal animated imagery into a live-action treatment of the legend of a man who signs a deal with the devil without…
Re-enactment cast: Stephen Ayers, Randall Haynes, John Murphy, David Hager, Bill Brown, Don Tilley, David Lenthall, Deacon Dawson.
An 11-year-old girl's sexual awakening via a 50-year-old man is detailed in the same casual tone as more girlish pursuits in "Venial Sin ... Mortal Sin ..., " Pomme Meffre's partly autobiographical…