A pre-adolescent receives "Blood Sport"-style training from his own sicko dad in "Un monde a nous," a conceptually awkward but skillfully realized thriller from Frederic Balekdjian ("Gamblers").
If the devil is in the details, then Stanley Kubrick had a fruitful pact with Mephistopheles, judging by "Stanley Kubrick's Boxes."
"Dog in a Sidecar," Kichitaro Negishi's subtly nuanced, strikingly thesped summer's tale about a little girl whose horizons are expanded by her encounter with a free-spirited young woman, unfolds in…
Taking as its theme the enmity between two groups of soccer fans, "Rivals" is a disappointing comedy from a helmer, Fernando Colomo, whose best work once helped define a Spanish generation.
A city official tries to literally take the bull by the horns in rural Indian comedy "The Wild Bull," a broadly played ensembler by debuting helmer Umesh Vinayak Kulkarni.
Before it goes pudgy with a phony feel-good ending, "Rigged" is a lean and mean saga in the mold of the B programmers of studio yore.
Two generations of children cope with life, death and their overbearing Jewish parents in "Cycles," a tightly scripted but loosely helmed family saga by first timer Cyril Gelblat.
Small things matter in "Under the Snow," an involving micro-budgeter in which four put-upon protags find their own way of briefly beating the system.
A pared-down love story set in a mixed prison across 40 years, "Crossing Over" ultimately doesn't succeed as a whole but shows the same impressive visual precision and metaphysical bent that marked…
The last six months in the life of a drug addict of 30 years make for harrowing viewing in Spanish docu "Today the Same Day Is Different." Smoking ganja with his oxygen mask still on, protag Toni…
A delicately handled, sharply scripted and appealingly human comedy dealing with a young Moroccan's efforts to find her place in Spanish society, "A Boyfriend for Yasmina" is the kind of fare that…