Shoddy home improvement and blind panic provide the twin turbo engines for the gleefully cruel Irish black comedy "A Film With Me in It."
"Paper or Plastic?" is about the National Grocers Assn. Best Bagger Competition, a subject guaranteed to set eyes rolling.
"Crossfire" is an ultra-violent policier that makes Iraq's Triangle of Death seem lightweight compared with Marseilles' industrial suburbs.
A teenage boy and his younger brother struggle to cope with the death of their mother in the evocative, low-budget Brit drama, "Dummy," a feature debut for shorts and TV helmer Matthew Thompson.
In her directorial debut, Lori Petty grapples with a traumatic adolescent experience in which she was raped by her mother's pimp.
Music hath charms to rehabilitate savage convicts in the soulful but rigorously tough docu "The Choir." Set in South Africa, the U.S.-Australia co-production spotlights a male choir of imprisoned…
A young femme begins to suspect there's something even more evil than dry rot in her building's cellar in the satanic-themed Flemish chiller "Left Bank."
An oft-misunderstood Japanese tradition gets a sympathetic closeup in Miyuki Sohara's "Hannari Geisha Modern," providing rare access to contemporary Kyoto geisha performers, or geiko.
The reverberating shock felt by the survivors of a senseless massacre in a suburban Los Angeles coffee shop results in paradoxically dull drama in "Winged Creatures." Most directly reminiscent of…
Unable to forget an 80-year-old Maori woman he filmed for a documentary 30 years ago, New Zealand helmer Vincent Ward reopens the file and comes up with a moving portrait of her extraordinarily…
An admirably disciplined documentary that simply and elegantly records many of the prime musicians who graced the stage of Largo.