Hou Hsiao Hsien's French-language debut extends his recent thematic concerns.
A nightmare for the Lou Dobbs crowd, Walter Doehner's "Teo's Journey" traces a lad's uphill effort to reunite with his father as they're illegally crossing the Mexican-U.S. border.
In Xiaolu Guo's unassuming docu, the England-based poet/filmmaker films her Chinese parents' first trip to Europe in digital black-and-white, less to reveal a culture clash between East and West than…
Dour and somewhat dramatically parched, Christine Carriere's third feature focuses on a plump, abused farmer's daughter-turned-trucker's wife who never, ever gets an even break.
An affectionate if pokey tribute-cum-love letter to the sublime musical art of bossa nova, vet helmer Walter Lima Jr.'s "Out of Tune" dramatizes the rocky course of Os Desafinados, a combo that hits…
The brilliant road overwhelms the wafer-thin characters in "Desierto Sur," Chilean director Shawn Garry's atmospheric but conceptually inept feature debut.
Writer-director vet Eliseo Subiela gets aroused -- and unavoidably ridiculous -- in "Don't Look Down," a virtual instructional guide to Tantric sex.
Having finished second in the 2002 election for an interim prez (won by current head Hamid Karzai), Jalal's earnest campaign proves serious if somewhat quixotic, with Williams' cameras catching much…
"A Necessary Death" are either unable or unwilling to enable auds to suspend disbelief.
Revenge is bittersweet in this sleazy Hong Kong/Japanese martial-arts actioner about a kickass, revenge-seeking heroine.
Jumping back for its last batch of episodes, "Battlestar Galactica" continues its improbable ascent from a mediocre 1970s footnote to one of the more intriguing episodic hours of the 21st century.