Talented Belgian writer-director Fien Troch engages in a difficult dramatic game with her second film, "Unspoken," and falls short of the mark. Intensely involved with the emotionally alienated and…
Advertised in Quebec (where it opens Sept. 26) as a wacky comedy about a rampaging child terror, "It's Not Me, I Swear!" is in fact a bittersweet portrait of one prepubescent kid acting out against…
Onstage, British playwright C.P. Taylor's "Good" excited less for its rather obvious parable of moral corruption than for the cinematic sweep of events as a conscience-stricken protagonist passively…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Hitting a sweet spot somewhere between Bollywood and earnest independent fare, South Indian writer-helmer Priyadarshan's poignant historical drama "Kanchivaram" offers the universal resonance of a…
With superstar LeBron James as its point man and a big heart at its center, "More Than a Game" is about the boyz from the 'hood who made up the St. Vincent-St. Mary High School basketball team of…
The line between dramatizing physical abuse and causing genuine physical harm to actors looks to have been crossed in Samira Makhmalbaf's repellent "Two-Legged Horse." Written by Makhmalbaf's…
Both Musically and visually sumptuous, "It Might Get Loud" is a three-headed, amped-up, guitar-shredding slamdown powered by a pan-generational trio of rock gods -- Led Zeppelin vet Jimmy Page, U2's…
"Lakeview Terrace" delivers fairly tense and engrossing drama before succumbing to thriller convention.
Idiosyncratic helmer Werner Schroeter's "Tonight" is about as impenetrable as a film can get while still retaining a semblance of narrative construction.
The bluntly titled "Zack and Miri Make A Porno" is a cheerfully vulgar love story or a sweet-hearted sex farce, however you want to look at it.
Spike Lee loses the battles and the war in "Miracle at St. Anna," a poorly constructed drama designed to spotlight the role of black American soldiers in World War II.