Contemplative understatement subtly subverts potentially melodramatic and socially stereotypic tropes by interiorizing them as part of a sentimental education when a demure lower-class young woman…
Whereas marine activist Louis Psihoyos' "The Cove" took an environmental crisis and turned it into a white-knuckle suspense thriller, his even higher-stakes follow-up, "Racing Extinction," feels…
Perhaps no fiction films could have so perfectly captured the pathos and absurdity that reality (along with some judicious editing) amply supply in this black comedy of a documentary set in a largely…
A variation on found-footage horror — here, the p.o.v. isn't that of an actual camera but a flashlight, a pretty silly concept one is best off ignoring — "Nightlight" manages some creepily…
"The House on Pine Street" finds an expectant young couple moving into a home that seems to be haunted — at least it does to the wife, whose perception of something ominously amiss raises the thought…
The story of a hotly coveted unproduced screenplay that itself could use some drastic revisions, “3 Holes and a Smoking Gun” proves that there's a chasm-wide difference between talking about what…
A woman on the run, a last-chance motel and a lonely stretch of desert highway set the stage in "The Frontier."
"Cloud" trots out a succession of marginal or "in" weirdos and encourages them to spin their alienated angst or fatuous trendy imbecility around the temporarily reunited filmmaker and his ex-lover as…
A slick but ultimately underwhelming psycho chiller in which a younger man stalks the older serial killer whose evasion of justice scarred the former's life.
Specific cultural and political accents flavor universal coming-of-age territory in Josh Kim's appealing, unassuming "How to Win at Checkers (Every Time)."