Twenty-eight pop songs go looking for a drama to accompany them in "Palermo Shooting," which suffers from being both pretentious and inconsequential.
A young pickpocket goes about his business on the streets of Moscow, avoiding friendship or intimacy wherever possible, until insight into one victim's life seems to throw a ray of warmth on his…
East meets West meets East again, with palate-tingling results, in "The Good the Bad the Weird."
An unfinished short film by still-photographer Manuel Alvarez Bravo and fabled movie-lenser Gabriel Figueroa about their friend, painter Diego Rivera, is the topic of "A Portrait of Diego: The…
Aside from the thrill of watching Grayson ("Professor") Boucher razzle-dazzle a basketball through hoops (a pleasure familiar to fans of ESPN's "Streetball"), Brin Hill's curiously perfunctory…
An intensely political film so wildly inventive and witty that it will become a touchstone for years to come, "Il Divo" is a masterpiece for maverick helmer-scribe Paolo Sorrentino.
A skittery, rambling but often absorbing portrait of the Chelsea Hotel, pic shuffles together vintage archive footage, scrappy dramatic re-enactments of famous moments at the hotel, and original…
While fulfilling titular obligations, "Six Sex Scenes and a Murder" provides tepid titillation as various suspects produce carnal alibis around the slaying of a handsome ne'er-do-well.
Children and parents alike live in fear of being bullied in "Cowards," a well-turned sophomore drama from a helming duo whose debut -- Barcelona barrio dramedy "Tapas" -- was one of 2005's…
A fearsome plunge into the world of child soldiers in present-day West Africa, "Johnny Mad Dog" initially repulses with its brutalizing depictions of civil-war carnage.