Methodically relating the story -- as told by several of the U.S. soldiers involved -- whose leak to the media badly damaged U.S. credibility, "Ghosts of Abu Ghraib" makes grim but worthwhile viewing.
"Hounddog" is an indigestible gumbo of Southern Gothic ingredients seasoned with snake oil, biblical hash and thoroughly unpalatable spice. Aside from Dakota Fanning and the controversy, the film has…
Wrapping the political hot potato of illegal immigration in the sentimental balm of a mother-son reunion drama, this stirring tale will be embraced most enthusiastically by Mexican audiences on both…
It's a symphony of sorts, the announcement of the Academy Awards nominees, set in distinct movements with varying tempos and timbres.
Pondering the everyday and discovering the sublime, Cao Guimaraes' and Pablo Lobato's gentle tone poem of a film, "Accident," turns the idea of armchair travel upside down.
The horrific 1937-38 massacre of more than 200,000 Chinese during the early days of the Japanese occupation gets a polished presentation in "Nanking." Chilling subject matter will prove a tough sell…
A hallucinogenic trip into the filmmaker's figurative navel, "We Are the Strange," by virtual one-man-show M dot Strange, is a Freudian/spiritual/psycho-dramatic and high-tech catalog of visual…
The title is something of a misnomer, since most of "Bangkok" actually takes place elsewhere in Southeast Asia. But never mind: By any name, Colin Drobnis' understated pic about Americans adrift in…
Nothing if not high-concept, Eric Nicolas' video stalker thriller "Alone With Her" is shot entirely with hidden cameras (one lens actually peeking up girls' skirts through a half-zipped opening, lest…
Art and science form a combustible fusion in Jon Else's elegant and wide-ranging "Wonders Are Many: The Making of Doctor Atomic."
The homefront impact of the Iraq War is dealt with in the most personal terms in "Grace Is Gone." Screenwriter James C. Strouse's directorial effort functions best as an eloquent metaphor for an…