Eight years after her slightly daft debut, "Bunny," writer-director Mia Trachinger appears in over her head in the deep end of the pool with "Reversion," which will be proof to some that God(ard) is…
"Oedipus Rex" goes to the Brazilian outback in "Oxen's Eye," a talky two-hander for actors Genezio de Barros and Gustavo Machado (with brief contributions by Angelina Muniz and Caca Amaral) that's…
A two-man mission to document the world's endangered tongues becomes a fleet-footed study of human communication and its limitless structural and functional possibilities in "The Linguists."
Kindness is not usually a quality associated with political documentaries, but it may be precisely what rescues Edet Belzberg's insightful, absorbing film about military recruitment from being…
Jamil Rostami takes a distinct departure from the fable-like tone of his debut, "Requiem of Snow," in his second film, a straightforward adaptation and update of Ebrahim Ahmad's respected 1940-era…
Martin McDonagh benches the bolder side of his writing skills and tries his hand at genre and plot in his highly erratic filmmaking debut, "In Bruges."
Late helmer Rasoul Mollgholipour's "M for Mother" marks a low point for recent Iranian film and a sad coda for the director, indulging in hysterical overdramatics that dare audience cackles.
Fascinating on paper and a near-stiff on execution, Martin Repka's "Return of the Storks" at first seems to be a fine addition to a growing lineup of Euro films addressing the human response to human…
Laudable as a portrait of Latin American engineering and scientific progress, Peruvian production designer-writer-director Augusto Tamayo's "Crossing a Shadow" is dull and creaky as dramatic…
David Mamet makes a point in "November" of never mentioning the words Democrat or Republican, so the playwright's new comedy about an undistinguished commander-in-chief approaching the unlikelihood…
A lofty priest is challenged by his faithful and the sudden presence of a little boy in his household in "Dharm."