Docu reps a sweetly considered, intimate and professional portrait of Kon Ichikawa.
"Dai Nipponjin" has to be, hands down, the strangest picture in Cannes this year.
Gorehound Eli Roth reasserts his position as leader of the "splat pack," an unofficial fraternity of directors dedicated to topping one another's stomach-churning antics, with "Hostel: Part II." His…
Armed with enough petrified earnestness to make "Gettysburg" seem like a Mel Brooks movie, "The Last Confederate: The Story of Robert Adams" might well have appeared noble on the page but is undone…
A tricky subject is handled with taste, sly wit and some fine playing by the two leads in "Cheeni kum," a winter-summer romancer, sans action or dance numbers, that's pitched at the high end of…
Another in a long line of death-row redemption sagas, tyro helmer-scribe Charles Oliver's "Take" works best as a thriller, as victim and victimizer approach salvation from opposite sides of the…
A modest sophomore feature by the team of helmer Matthew Bonifacio and writer-actor Carmine Famiglietti ("Lbs."), "Amexicano" starts unprepossessingly enough but lingers in the mind. Constantly…
"One dreams of a story like this," remarks documentarian Peter Forgacs in his latest foray into history through home-movies, "Miss Universe 1929." Liesl Goldarbeiter, a Jewish girl from Vienna, won…
Film is a stunning achievement, helmed with a purity and honesty.
Highly informative expose "The Business of Being Born" makes a strong case for natural childbirth and an even stronger case for having a baby anywhere besides a U.S. hospital. Directed by Abby…
Omnibus is overall a thoughtful panorama of the world's have-nots.