Offering a slightly skewed angle on Mary Shelley's classic tale, Paul McGuigan's "Victor Frankenstein" stitches together a patchwork of ideas — some new and novel, some pilfered and tired.
This fictive sketch of fanatical Christian anti-abortion activists terrorizing a rural community makes up in brute power whatever it lacks in subtlety.
"Nina Forever" manages a certain degree of novelty as it charts a relationship triangle in which only two sides can count themselves among the living.
"Enclave" starts as a poignant and intense coming-of-ager, but a major stylistic and narrative shift in the final act damages the good will and credibility accumulated up until that point.
Though one might anticipate slow-burning claustrophobia and dread from its concept, this thriller is actually a bit frenetic with intrigue, flashbacks, shrill behavior and a dry-land action climax.
An ironically titled, coolly damning portrait of French NGO workers embroiled in the overseas adoption trade.
A gushingly affirmative drama about a Taiwanese aboriginal family pulled into land-rights disputes, "Panay" is partly redeemed by two utterly adorable child actors and a radiant debut performance by…
A sprawling, blistering state-of-the-union address that presents Chicago's South Side as a cesspool of black-on-black violence, gang warfare, gun worship and macho misogyny, ruled by unbreakable…
An unusually playful as well as emotionally involving first-person chronicle of serious illness.
Medium-watt cast will ensure some sales for a film whose logical destination is as a passable time-filler for cable and streaming customers.
When Amer Daoud and Raghda Hassan fell in love, they were both serving time in prison. He was a Palestinian freedom fighter and she a Syrian revolutionary.