The benignly dull Switzerland of Harry Lime’s famous summation in “The Third Man” (“…brotherly love, 500 years of democracy and peace, and what did they produce? The cuckoo clock”) is nowhere to be…
A werewolf tale with lesbian undertones that plays with fantasy elements to address issues that matter in the real world, including class, difference, motherhood and desire.
An extraordinary premise gets a slightly ordinary workout in Felix Randau’s meticulously mounted but narratively simplistic “Iceman,” an imagining of the last days in the life of the man we now know…
Given the film's inherent lack of compositional interest, more than this ridiculous story would be needed to say anything beyond the most superficial observations on the state of the world.
A woman dies of Alzheimers in a small Chinese fishing village in slow-cinema auteur Wang Bing's merciless Locarno-winning documentary.
As unvarnished in its gaze as it is unpolished in lensing, the documentary fascinates by its refusal to simplify a very complicated life.
Earlier this week, "Wolf Warrior II" made the leap from smash hit to bona fide phenomenon, becoming the top grossing film released in its native China (more than $500 million in 12 days, and still…
Actor Patrick Mille's second directorial feature is an intellectually untaxing guilty pleasure that's skillfully-enough made to stir rather little guilt.
In a drab Korean village in the gray dawn, a young woman sits in a locked car, refusing to let her boyfriend in from the cold, punishing him for a thoughtless response to a recent scare. The…
Characters are constructed with a few distinct traits that make them seem like figures from oral legend, but uncertain editing choices lead to narrative confusion.
A good share of the appeal is trying to suss just what writer-director Megan Freels Johnston was intending with a movie whose various elements not only fail to mesh, they often barely intersect.