A harrowing vision of a hell on earth, not-for-the-squeamish docu "Children of the Pyre" profiles seven Indian boys who tend an ancient, sprawling, 24/7 open-air crematorium.
A bit of a letdown after her insidiously clever 2002 debut, "He Loves Me … He Loves Me Not," thesp-turned-writer-director Laetitia Colombani's sophomore feature takes a mildly satiric look at…
Although bolstered by pictorially outstanding clips, abundant private footage and running commentary from beyond the grave by the subject herself, "Mary Pickford: The Muse of the Movies" is a…
An unabashed though conventional celebration of human desire and willpower, "Spirit of the Marathon" develops into a surprisingly moving and substantive consideration of the 26-mile-plus running…
An engaging performance by lead actress Yao Qianyu isn't enough to stop the ironically titled "Perfect Life" from curdling in its own arty juices.
Straight-laced, bloody and gorgeous, "The Matador" takes bullfighting on its own terms, profiling a few challenging seasons in the life of popular, young Spaniard David Fandila, aka "El Fandi." PETA…
Second leg in the "Yusuf trilogy" by Turkish auteur Semih Kaplanoglu, "Milk" is a notch more watchable than the first, "Egg," largely thanks to a dignified performance by well-known actress Basak…
Brimming with ideas it fails to galvanize, "The Blind Sunflowers" reps an unhappy swan song for late, great screenwriter Rafael Azcona.
Neither as extreme nor, for that matter, as interesting as its troublesome title, "Young People Fucking" delivers what it promises, though calling them "people" might be overstating the case.
"Flash of Genius" is anything but. Pic's pervasive blandness marks this as a theatrical also-ran.
Plumed feathers, powdered wigs and corseted libidos abound in "The Duchess," but for all its luscious period trappings and Keira Knightley's spirited take on the title role, Saul Dibb's handsome…