The major emotional conflicts at the heart of this pic only occasionally break the surface in this well-played but monotonal feature.
Pic wraps a melodramatic, borderline-silly storyline in a classy-looking, solemnity-rich package and garnishes with impeccable perfs.
In "Bang and World History," veteran documaker Maj Wechselmann uses diaries, letters and published writings by taboo-breaking Swedish journalist Barbro Alving -- the pseudonymous Bang -- to paint a…
The delightfully impish outrageousness of Rosa von Praunheim turns to more serious contemplation of his origins in the German helmer's engrossing family docu, "Two Mothers."
Nicolas Pereda's "Where Are Their Stories?" is a bold, confident and formally radical first feature that confirms Mexico's position as a home to a major wave of talented young filmmakers.
The headstrong daughter of conservative Turkish immigrants in Copenhagen tries to meet her uneducated parents' high expectations while remaining true to her private passion -- kung fu -- in "Fighter."
Winner of both the audience and juried docu feature awards at Slamdance, Greg Kohs' "Song Sung Blue" chronicles the tragicomic love story of a husband-and-wife Neil Diamond tribute act.
A silly idea gets worse by the reel in "Good Morning Heartache," writer-director Anna Negri's belabored comedy-drama about young marrieds being filmed by a doc crew whose intrusive presence causes…
Mike Leigh's first new play in more than 12 years signals an artist reaffirming cultural roots that had remained muted throughout his career. Whether tilted more toward humor or pathos, Leigh's work…
A victim of random violence becomes obsessed with vengeance in "Leo," the edgy feature by versatile Swedish helmer Josef Fares.