The warmth radiating from "35 Shots of Rum" reminds viewers how rarely movies capture the easygoing love embodied in a functional family.
Vet docu-essayist Avi Mograbi permits his personal ideology, interests and, per usual, onscreen seriocomic musings to overpower "Z32," an idiosyncratic take on soldiers' traumatic memories of horrors…
Thesp-turned-writer-director Laetitia Colombani's sophomore feature takes a mildly satiric look at celebrity culture and the French film industry itself.
A harrowing vision of a hell on earth, not-for-the-squeamish docu profiles seven Indian boys who tend an ancient, sprawling, 24/7 open-air crematorium.
As frothy as the eponymous subject's evening gowns, debuting director (and Vanity Fair journo) Matt Tyrnauer's observational docu frequently plays like an extended Fashion Channel segment crossed…
Media manipulation and reality TV come in for easy skewering in Francis X. Pasion's digital one-trick pony "Jay." Capturing the sleazy shenanigans and the hypnotic lure of boob-tube fame, Pasion…
Hardly superbad, but sorta OK, "College" solves for X in an equation with young TV actors plus fake IDs, bare skin and bodily fluids.
Seldom has a pic been more appropriately titled than "Disaster Movie," yet another frantically unfunny free-form farce from the unfortunately prolific writing-directing team of Jason Friedberg and…
Many of the weaknesses and few of the strengths of Guillermo Arriaga as a scripter are evident in his directing debut, "The Burning Plain."
Based on a novel by Gallic scribe du jour Marc Levy, and directed by his sister, Lorraine, pic largely limits itself to perfunctory jokes and rote romance.
Baggily structured, but still engaging and occasionally insightful, British drama "Cass" recounts the story of real-life soccer hooligan Cass Pennant.