A decently sustained performance by Billy Burke can't breathe much life into "Forfeit," an overworked thriller that's all setup and little payoff.
Moussa Toure brings mutually suspicious parties together in "Us."
A lonely cop finds friendship, sex, crime, supernatural goings-on and redemption in a run-down southern Polish town in "Strawberry Wine."
"Atenco, a Crime of State" blisteringly recounts a vicious, needlessly bloody confrontation in the streets of Atenco.
"Manuela and Manuel" is a lot like cotton candy -- decked out in pink and other bright colors, sickly-sweet and designed to evaporate on contact.
The suspicion that soap fans sometimes take their favorite skeins a bit too seriously is played out to baroque lengths in "It's Better If Gabriela Doesn't Die," an intermittently amusing satire on…
The already daring scenario of a male schoolteacher in love with one of his boy students breaks further conventions with rich formal experimentation in Kan Lume and Loo Zihan's silent indie film…
A panorama of 40 years of Hong Kong history via the family of a left-wing film projectionist, "Mr. Cinema" gradually evolves into a moving tribute to the eternal adaptability of the territory's folk.
Cross the "Miss Lonelyhearts" section of "Rear Window" with "The Lives of Others" and you have the gist, if not the overall ambiance, of helmer-scribe Larissa Sadilova's genuinely eerie study in…
Evgenia Dobrovolskaya's captivating perf sparks "Actress," veteran Russian helmer Stanislav Govorukhin's sly tale about an actress with an unquenchable, contagious sense of humor.
The harsh, dead-end camaraderie among teens and young adults in a racially diverse low-income housing project outside Paris is painted with knowing strokes in "Ain't Scared."