Australia's most famous gay memoir becomes a regrettably dissatisfying drama, blandly conjuring emotions best appreciated by fans of the book and play.
In some marital-strife dramas, one hopes for spouses to work out their differences; in others, a swift separation seems the kindest outcome for characters and viewers alike.
At long last, fans of Electronic Dance Music have a movie to call their own — a moving and authentic portrait of the artist as a young DJ, struggling to find himself in that tricky gray zone where…
Possibly the first mainland Chinese remake of a Hollywood nuptial-themed romantic comedy, “Bride Wars” offers a veritable handbook on wedding arrangements that may spark a new genre of Chinese…
Unfolding in the same moral gray area as "Michael Clayton," where ethical compromises resonate louder than gunshots, Nicolas Pariser's "The Great Game" suggests how a sophisticated French helmer…
If J.A. Bayona’s survival epic "The Impossible" seemed a bit callous in suggesting that the chief victims of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami were those well-to-do Westerners who chose the wrong week…
While one can, at a push, imagine Pedro Almodovar being amused by a gag involving a holy petrified foreskin, there's otherwise little danger of "The Bad Education Movie" being mistaken for its…
There comes a point in "Some Kind of Beautiful" when a boy, his father and his grandfather stand together on a pier, unzip their flies and proudly urinate into the Pacific Ocean — a scene of…
Galvanized by a surprise Oscar nomination for "A Cat in Paris," animation co-directors Jean-Loup Felicioli and Alain Gagnol stand their stylistic ground with "Phantom Boy."
It's easy to see what drew filmmaker Aaron I. Naar to his eponymous subject in "Mateo," but it’s almost impossible to share his enthusiasm or even feel much sympathy for a figure who, for a good…
An ominous storm cloud materializes over Switzerland, stopping at the country's borders while threatening its residents with potentially catastrophic effects.