Charming and whimsical, "Wonderful and Loved by All" is a lightweight comedy about an aspiring actress whose lie ultimately becomes her downfall. Largely set at Stockholm's Royal Dramatic Theatre…
Talky, back-bendingly liberal but also deeply patriotic, "Lions for Lambs" plays like all the serious footnotes scripter du jour Matthew Michael Carnahan left out of "The Kingdom."
Force of personality and terrific vintage performance clips make a keeper of "Anita O'Day: The Life of a Jazz Singer"
Over a period of 10 months after the fall of Saddam Hussein, photojournalists Steve Connors and Molly Bingham, determined to give voice to the other side of the Iraq War, interviewed eight resistance…
Like "Scared New World," the 2005 microbudgeter he scripted, Yahn Soon's helming debut, "Compound Eye," is a slice of alternative life that's loose yet oddly compelling, and sports none of the…
Food equals power in Marcos Jorge's sly culinary revenge drama "Estomago: A Gastronomic Story." Though its characterizations aren't always consistent and its structure a tad over-ambitious, the pic…
"Music Within," the decidedly '70s-flavored story of Richard Pimentel, the motivational speaker and writer who helped pass the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, convincingly delivers the…
Schlock and awe are served up in double helpings in the initially intriguing, then ridiculous horror pic "X-Cross."
Only auds immune to diabetic rushes should head for "August Rush."
Gracefully understated and thoroughly engaging, "Dan in Real Life" deftly interlaces heart and humor in a witty, warm and well-observed comedy about the unexpected and inconvenient blooming of…
With so many elements going for it, this big, fat Universal release is absorbing, exciting at times and undeniably entertaining, and is poised to be a major commercial hit. But great it's not.