Yet another black-haired, pale-faced, wraithlike ghost girl comes crawling back to terrorize the living in "Shutter." First English-language feature for Japanese horror specialist Masayuki Ochiai…
A graceful paean to a legendary director's first three decades behind the camera, "Becoming John Ford" relies primarily on film scholars -- his collaborators mostly having died off -- to make a case…
A junior-league "Superbad" with an aftertaste of "The Pacifier," "Drillbit Taylor" is a just passable pubescent comedy with a modest laugh count by Apatow factory standards.
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Getting surprising mileage from a bite-sized subject, "The Killing of a Chinese Cookie" is a thoroughly amusing look at the fortune cookie -- its disputed origins, pop-culture profile and every other…
Joe Swanberg conceives another lo-fi relationship study with collaborator Greta Gerwig in "Nights and Weekends."
Harald Friedl's exquisitely shot, deftly edited docu "Out of Time" displays an almost atavistic level of professional craftsmanship ideally suited to its subject.
There's a distinctly '70s vibe to "Humboldt County," an amiably paced, character-driven comedy-drama about a disenchanted student who finds himself among the unreconstructed hippies and…
Is "Everquest" a harmless distraction or an addictive scourge? Does "World of Warcraft" forge communities or fray relationships? The answers are as diverse as the interviewees in "Second Skin," a…
French cinema's on-off flirtation with the contempo musical continues with "Modern Love," a bright and breezy piece of fluff that doesn't pretend to anything other than entertainment.
Banjo virtuoso Bela Fleck's enthusiastic musical and verbal interplay with diverse African artists could hit a responsive chord with auds during limited theatrical play before pic's DVD release.
U.S.-based helmer John Kwon's debut "Always Be Boyz" aims to capture Seoul B-boy life, with actual dancers playing their fictive counterparts.