Situated somewhere between neo-realist study and standard women in prison pic, "Lion's Den" too frequently wanders into common territories to make the material its own.
Two Frenchmen and a South Korean make a great deal of mischief in "Tokyo!"
A subject that might have repped just another docu about a war atrocity is transmuted via novel use of animation into something special, strange and peculiarly potent.
A poor New Delhi rickshaw driver is the saintly title hero in "Amal," a conventionally crafted but emotionally effective heart-tugger from debuting writer-helmer Richie Mehta.
The personal and mass chaos that would result if the human race lost its sense of vision is conveyed with diminished impact and an excess of stylish tics in "Blindness."
This "Before Sunrise"-like tale of two twentysomething strangers -- here African-American San Franciscans -- who spend an uninterrupted 24-hours-plus together doesn't mine quite enough character…
Even bold stage director Peter Sellars' detractors -- of which there have been many -- should appreciate the passion and intelligence behind his oft-controversial artistic choices as captured in this…
Docu "Calavera Highway" proves twisty in both geographic and psychological terms, following the long, wayward journey undertaken by a Los Angeles son to deliver his mother's ashes home to Texas…
Following their protagonist over nearly a decade, Elizabeth Farnsworth and Patricio Lanfranco Leverton's "The Judge and the General" is an engrossing look at a randomly appointed magistrate's dogged…
"Sita Sings the Blues," Nina Paley's delightfully subversive feminist musical version of the "Ramayana," spans continents and millennia in parallel stories of two wives being unfairly dumped, one in…