"Your body does not belong to you." Few lines can be more terrifying to hear in a horror movie than this one, and the same goes double when it crops up in a coming-of-age drama
Roughly as old as the world's oldest profession are the judgments that surround its practitioners, that persist to this day in even the most enlightened of societies.
As the Venezuelan economic crisis intensifies to a point where no metaphor for hunger or mortal danger can sound hyperbolic, the country’s filmmakers are increasingly talking over their government’s…
This "origin story" is a somewhat mixed bag, but it's also an earnest and well-crafted attempt at franchise course-correction.
A largely satisfying adaptation of Stephen King's novella about unappeasable guilt triggered by the mortal sin of murder.
"Words don't describe what eyes have seen," we're told in "Memoir of Pain," esteemed French writer-director Emmanuel Finkiel's notably ambitious interpretation of Marguerite Duras's autobiographical…
The visa-motivated courtship of convenience has been the subject of many a romantic comedy, though when you consider the bleak reality of the situation, it's hardly a laughing matter.
Cinema was littered with tales of teenage mean girls well before Tina Fey put a tidy name to their ilk in 2004 — rarer, however, are stories that extend their reign of terror decades past the…
While you're watching it, Mehta's freely imagined biopic provides a fascinating Rorschach of a figure who is—unfortunately—truly a man for our times.
A likably ramshackle, seemingly semi-improvised "free adaptation" of co-scenarist/star Adrian Schiop's semi-autobiographical novel about his experiences in Bucharest's impoverished Roma slum.
Quite unlike anything else in the current Israeli cinema, this gripping, realist drama focuses on Israel's underclass, kids from blue collar, Sephardi families, beset with behavioral and attitude…