Somewhere in Los Angeles, police officers are helping old ladies across the street, but such acts of chivalry have no place in "Street Kings," a brutal look at police corruption that allows director…
Like a lush tropical getaway that promises paradise and delivers something closer to purgatory, "Nim's Island" is a picturesque adventure-comedy that quickly capsizes under the weight of its…
Laura Bialis' absorbing "Refusenik" charts the decades-long struggle of Soviet Jews and their advocates to pressure the former Soviet Union into letting its oppressed Jewish citizenry emigrate.
Touted as the biggest Bulgarian co-production since the fall of communism, "The World Is Big and Salvation Lurks Around the Corner" is a sweet, old-fashioned intergenerational drama whose uneven…
Tribute is paid in "Citizen Nawi" to the indomitable spirit of Ezra Nawi, a gay Israeli plumber-turned-activist who helps Palestinians resist harassment from both the military and Jewish settlers.
Tyro writer-director Emilio Portes liberally borrows from Mexican helmer Luis Estrada's approach to rollicking black comedy in "Meet the Head of Juan Perez," but along its baroque storytelling…
Internationally known Blighty-based art duo Gilbert & George get a thorough once-over in "With Gilbert & George."
Hou Hsiao Hsien's French-language debut extends his recent thematic concerns.
A nightmare for the Lou Dobbs crowd, Walter Doehner's "Teo's Journey" traces a lad's uphill effort to reunite with his father as they're illegally crossing the Mexican-U.S. border.
In Xiaolu Guo's unassuming docu, the England-based poet/filmmaker films her Chinese parents' first trip to Europe in digital black-and-white, less to reveal a culture clash between East and West than…
Dour and somewhat dramatically parched, Christine Carriere's third feature focuses on a plump, abused farmer's daughter-turned-trucker's wife who never, ever gets an even break.