How many thrillers could put the outcome in the title and still provide as many white-knuckle moments as "Harvard Beats Yale 29-29"?
Distinctive visionary Paolo Benvenuti ("Secret File") brings his historical eye to a troublesome period in Puccini's amorous life in "Puccini and the Girl," an often ravishing but unengrossing…
Former vid installation artist Philippe Grandrieux bounces back from his muffed second feature, "A New Life" (2002), with the powerful metaphysical essay "A Lake."
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The story of a journalist willing to go to prison to defend her right to protect her source on an explosive story, "Nothing but the Truth" itself resembles a workmanlike piece of journalism motivated…
Approaching 80, Agnes Varda has resolved to film her memoirs in her own inimitable fashion, presenting a strange cocktail of film clips, commissioned photographs, eulogies, family snapshots…
Yet another search for Jewish roots, this time in Italy, "The Tree of Life" yields illustrious ancestors going back to major moneylenders under the Medecis, a Venetian mystic, a renowned…
"Deadgirl" takes a disturbing adolescent male fantasy and glosses it up just enough to pass for a legitimate horror movie.
A charming, unpretentious film, "Mid-August Lunch" is whisper-thin and so delicately balanced that piling on too much praise could punch a hole in its unassuming cocoon.
A ragtag assortment of post-beatnik down-and-outers share their broken-down ideals in Gianfranco Rosi's exploitative "Below Sea Level."
Thesp Nandita Das, an acclaimed performer in India's socially conscious regional cinemas -- as well as Mira Nair's "Earth" and "Fire" --transitions to the director's chair with mixed results in…
Like a mouthful of honey, "The Secret Life of Bees" is cloyingly sweet and gooey, and you're not quite sure you can swallow it undiluted.