A quintessential force in the artistic revival of American cinema during the late-'60s, early '70s studio downturn, the late cinematographer John Alonzo receives a respectable if unremarkable doc…
"The Man Who Planted Trees" makes solid case for late helmer's vital contribution to ethnographic study.
The post-retirement antics of a Czech horndog make for bittersweet dramedy in "Empties.'
A contempo Polish family is rent asunder by crises in "Savior's Square."
The students at Hogwarts leave youthful hijinks behind once and for all in "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix." New entry finds the young charges' head-on collision with adolescence taking a…
Director-choreographer Adam Shankman's buoyant stage-to-screen translation of "Hairspray" may not equal the comic zest of its 1988 root source, John Waters' first and still-finest mainstream feature.
There's a surfeit of ambitious, youthful energy in the gaudy, Buenos Aires-set romantic comedy "When She Jumped" -- counterbalanced, unpreventably, by a deficit of narrative discipline. Peppy item…
"Join Us" is a revealing look inside the psychology of a Christian cult in South Carolina.
A designer who took a karmic wrong turn 15 years ago tries for redemption in "Ripple Effect."
Various setbacks lead toward a new beginning for the title character in "Karger," a low-key, working-class slice-of-lifer set in eastern Germany. Writer-director Elke Hauck's feature debut, which…
Smooth direction and rich lensing make this an easy sit, but the fluffy script doesn't add up to much.