It's one thing to do justice to a masterpiece. It's quite another to take a rarely performed, rickety piece -- in this case, Chekhov's first full-length play, "Ivanov" -- and reveal it to be a…
"Tedium," alas, proves worthy of its title. A mix of docu and fiction, this feature bow by Iranian theater helmer Bahman Motamedian is a poorly structured mix of talking heads and awkwardly staged…
As elegant in its storytelling as in its story, Carlos Sorin's "The Window" is a tale of age and mortality that firmly resists the "cute" tag reflexively assigned to movies with old people, and mines…
Notable for its attempt to widen the range of Czech thesp Pavel Liska's career, "The Visitor" is an enigmatic, over-aestheticized tale experienced through the eyes and ears of a mute lad living on a…
Despite an initial forecast of smart laughs and witty tete-a-tetes, the French dramedy "Let It Rain" winds up being a partly cloudy affair that lacks the cohesiveness of Agnes Jaoui's two previous…
Although the beautiful person topping "La Princesse de Cleves" is truly stunning, she may be the only flawless element in this shaky but intriguing contempo teen drama.
There have been plenty of cute-kids-competing docus of late, including notable hits "Mad Hot Ballroom" and "Spellbound." Still, "Sounds Like Teen Spirit" delights afresh, not only because its kids…
"Greetings From the Shore" finally arrives in limited theatrical release after a long sail through fest-circuit backwaters.
A tangled web of lineage, adoption and deception is woven in the challenging, satisfying Lithuanian drama "Loss."
However shrewdly contrived to keep its budget low, "Pontypool," set almost entirely in a basement radio station, is a zombie flick sans bite.
"Who Do You Love" follows the story of Leonard Chess, founder of Chess Records and the man who delivered Chicago blues and Chuck Berry to the world.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions