This is the kind of sparsely plotted comedy that depends on compelling characters, but it stars two young actors defined by ironic detachment.
Two resilient little sisters bear up as best they can when their desperate mom dumps them with relatives in So Yong Kim's "Treeless Mountain," which finds the "In Between Days" filmmaker shifting…
With minimal regard for acting, production values or the fundamentals of screenwriting, self-distributed romantic thriller addresses a ripped-from-the-headlines hate crime with such earnestness…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Director Neele Vollmar's second feature, "Peaceful Times," is a 1960s-set family dramedy that doesn't quite have the stuff to make a dent at arthouses abroad.
The Soviet Union's race to put the first man in space supplies a backdrop to the talky, symbol-laden period drama "Paper Soldier," from Russian helmer Alexey German Jr. ("The Last Train," "Garpastum).
A good-looking big-budgeter about intrigue and betrayal in 16th-century Spain, the project is holed by a shaky script that pushes its cardboard characters through often far-fetched situations.
More than any discernible narrative arc, it's the "ruta de la sal" (salt route) wending through remote Andean habitations that shapes "Pachamama."
Bored, frustrated small-town youth again boil over into senseless violence in "Weltstadt."
Unchecked histrionics overrun vivid ballistics in the Canadian World War I meller "Passchendaele" (pronounced "passiondale.").
A box of cannoli long past its sell-by date, "Everybody Wants to Be Italian" is a clumsy but inoffensive romantic comedy set in and around Boston's Little Italy.
"I'm Gonna Explode" is a punchy exploration of unattributable teenage angst that expands the usually male view of "Rebel Without a Cause"-type dramas.