Delivers a formulaic-sounding conceit with enough unpredictability and downplayed sentiment to earn heartwarming emotions.
The true-life saga of a South Boston tough guy is told with assured, sensitive style by tyro-actor-turned-director Brian Goodman in "What Doesn't Kill You."
Forsaking his prior gay themes, writer-director Ryosuke Hashiguchi's first feature in seven years examines a marriage between two unremarkable individuals that endures, despite no lack of potential…
Following the more outre concepts of several features including "After Life" and "Nobody Knows," writer-helmer Hirokazu Kore-eda seems to be scaling back with the writ-small "Still Walking."
"American Swing" memorializes "the poor man's Playboy Mansion," the late-'70s/early-'80s Manhattan sex club Plato's Retreat.
One of the more bizarre illustrations of racial injustice under apartheid is dramatized in "Skin."
Packing a high-caliber performance by Jim Sturgess and enough thrills to start a theme park, "Fifty Dead Men Walking" is a classic about the Irish "troubles."
Akin to Alexander Sokurov's recent "Alexandra" in using a veteran performer as an embattled populace's elderly Mother Courage, "Adela" is minimalist in both aesthetic and (rarer still for a Filipino…
Despite the conceptual novelty promised by a 16th-century Finnish supernatural thriller, there's scant entertainment value in the disjointed, dreary "Sauna."
The title refers to the distance covered in the legendary off-road Dakar Rally, a route noted Austrian documaker Nikolaus Geyrhalter follows once the vehicles have all disappeared.
In the prolific helmer's sixth and most polished film, a change of scenery and strong roles for Alfre Woodard and Kathy Bates could reach beyond Perry's usual demographic.