There can be a paradoxically public intimacy to YouTube culture: an artificial sense of personal connection forged by those everyday video updates, so many of which feign a diaristic, confessional…
This year, there's a switcheroo afoot in Oscar's two animation categories: Michaël Dudok de Wit's gorgeous desert-island fable "The Red Turtle" is a rare, snowflake-singular work of art, made…
Immigration troubles and romance bubbles mix in this year's international crop of live-action Oscar shorts.
Comic singer-songwriter Henry Phillips continues to engage as a likable loser in "Punching Henry," a sharply observed and understatedly amusing follow-up to "Punching the Clown," the prize-winning…
Started before Czekaj's even wilder Venice and SXSW entry "Baby Bump" (2015) but completed afterwards, "The Erlprince," too, gives an unorthodox spin to archetypes and confirms the helmer as a talent…
For a film in which a Tibetan mastiff with big musical dreams stalks a jaded feline rock star while honing his supernatural martial arts powers and dodging kidnapping attempts from a gang of lupine…
TV spots for "Bitter Harvest" claim that the movie reveals "Russia's darkest secret." That's a catchy pitch for a thoroughly over-baked and blatantly fictionalized 1930s-set costume drama arriving at…
Philippe Mora storyboards a personal graphic novel while researching the incredible story of his father's work for the French Resistance, and his mother's miraculous escape from the gas chambers.
Carla Simón's sensitive, understated autobiographical debut paints a vivid portrait of a little girl facing the loss of her mother and integration into a new nuclear family.
Swedish director Petter Lennstrand delivers an outrageously charming kids' yarn featuring puppets, rockets, and treasure made out of trash.
If wall-to-wall bulges and mind bogglingly awful fetish gear float your boat, then welcome on board.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions