"Touching Home" emerges as a formulaic triumph-over-odds tale with too little distinguishing detail.
Potent, evenhanded "Ask Not" argues that the "don't ask, don't tell" policy has only harmed U.S. military strength since President Clinton signed the ersatz "honorable compromise" in 1993.
If "A Previous Engagement" makes one think of the Harry Potter films, it's only because Juliet Stevenson is perhaps the only English actress of her stature who hasn't found a sinecure in the…
Nobody's innocent in "The Great Alibi," a highly chatty, highly French whodunit from veteran writer and Jacques Rivette collaborator Pascal Bonitzer ("Small Cuts") that adapts Agatha Christie's 1946…
The child is father to the filmmaker in "Childhoods," an entertaining re-creation of incidents in the lives of several revered auteurs by a series of lesser-known French helmers. Inevitably, the six…
While too violent for the youngest kids, the sci-fi invasion story, high-tech wizardry and high-profile vocal cast could make for substantial mainstream traffic. Adoration by animation acolytes…
Closer to a straight-ahead medieval battle picture than the fantastical, other-worldly journey depicted in "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe," this new entry is a bit darker, more conventional…
Dozens of pretty young ladies have disappeared while traveling through backwoods Montana, which does not bode well for a couple city girls planning a weekend off the beaten track in "Green River."
An ostensibly nonfiction companion piece to "The Da Vinci Code," "Bloodline" jumps all too eagerly to conclusions that, as it never tires of reminding us, could rattle the very foundations of modern…
Afro-Cuban dance music master Cachao, aka Israel Lopez, died in March at age 89, turning this docu's premiere into a memorial as well as a celebration.
Being Sudanese and a former child soldier, Emmanuel Jal has many tales to tell, each one more horrific than the last.