An oft-misunderstood Japanese tradition gets a sympathetic closeup in Miyuki Sohara's "Hannari Geisha Modern," providing rare access to contemporary Kyoto geisha performers, or geiko.
The reverberating shock felt by the survivors of a senseless massacre in a suburban Los Angeles coffee shop results in paradoxically dull drama in "Winged Creatures." Most directly reminiscent of…
Unable to forget an 80-year-old Maori woman he filmed for a documentary 30 years ago, New Zealand helmer Vincent Ward reopens the file and comes up with a moving portrait of her extraordinarily…
An admirably disciplined documentary that simply and elegantly records many of the prime musicians who graced the stage of Largo.
A waste of talent is perhaps the kindest description one could apply to ace lenser Christopher Doyle's sophomore helming effort, "Warsaw Dark."
"The Matriarch" combines elements of spaghetti Westerns and gypsy melodramas with shades of Ma Barker and 1960s motorcycle-gang pics.
A farmer and his three children cope with unending workloads as they struggle to preserve a normal family life in Thomas Ciulei's docu "The Flower Bridge."
A comic road pic filled with local color, "Adventurers" is a cross-generational, cross-border journey that jovially careens down well-traveled paths.
Vet thesp Lasse Poysti portrays a lonely old widower in novice helmer Miika Soini's slight low-budgeter, "Thomas."
Streetwise, kinetic and solidly dramatic, "Prince of Broadway" is a convincingly character-driven tale set in a clandestine universe.
Watching two grown men work, eat, sleep and have sex in pink Easter bunny suits might work on a TV sketch comedy show -- exactly where "Hank and Mike" was spawned 10 years ago.