Self-indulgent to the point of distraction, fanciful, self-anointed "documentary fable"'s emphasis on caprice over pinnipeds renders it a tube or disc curiosity.
Considerable thesping talents of Colm Meaney, Imelda Staunton, and Antony Sher are wasted in this inauspicious helming debut for Jonathan Gershfield.
In the story of a purist-minded jiu-jitsu instructor trying to keep his distance from the vulgar commercialism of arena-style martial arts competition, David Mamet may have found the ideal metaphor…
Finally, someone's found a sure-fire way to make money with a modern Middle East war movie: Just send a Marvel superhero into the fray to kick some insurgent butt. The powerhouse comicbook-inspired…
"The Wild Man of the Navidad" mixes homage with horror for a pretty potent dose of movie moonshine.
Truth-in-advertising laws are violated by DIY indie-film spoof "Movie," which isn't much of one.
The expressive, witty and stark music of German-based, Argentine-born composer-conductor Mauricio Kagel is the star of the show in Gaston Solnicki's intelligently conceived "Suden."
As the title character memorably told his good-girl-gone-bad sweetheart in John Waters' 1990 movie, "You got it, Allison. You got it raw."
With the popularity of poker being what it is, every movie may eventually be moved to the card table: "Ante Mame." "Deck Tracy." "Flush Gordon." Sam Spade will make a huge comeback.
Strip out "Deception's" fleeting nudity and what's left is a throwback to "B" movie days -- a thin thriller, burdened by clunky dialogue and prone to telegraphing its twists.