A heavyset supermarket security guard on the nightshift develops a non-threateningobsession with a floor cleaner in "Gigante," Adrian Biniez's slow-moving feature debut that fails to inject freshness…
Despite the emotive subject matter, pic is often too sluggish dramatically, and never knits together its stock Western characters into a satisfying whole.
A strapping young man's strange hobby gets in the way of a love affair with his co-worker in "Distance."
Although name cast almost makes pic bearable, "Rage's" absurd story about murder on the catwalk reps a tiresome 94 minutes.
Almost nothing happens in the first half-hour of and then, suddenly, nothing much else happens.
Well-executed contempo film noir but dramatically foggy.
Gorgeous, painterly images (shot with a 1920x1080-format HD camera) of fields, forests and running water contrast with the ugly, ordered confines of suburbia.
Clandestine romance provides sad but pleasurable viewing in the high-quality Hong Kong meller "Claustrophobia."
"The Yes Men Fix the World" finds its titular merry pranksters up to yet more capitalist-critiquing chicanery and fat-cat-fooling fun.
A potentially gripping legal thriller about what happens when Western Europe attempts to solve Central European problems ends up as dull entertainment in "Storm."
The movie casts a revealing light on the elaborate culture of deceit that's part and parcel of modern Iranian society.