Eve Marson's documentary examines the case of a Virginian physician whose work with chronic-pain patients eventually got him convicted on numerous counts of "large-scale drug trafficking."
Newton Knight, the Mississippi-farmer-turned-Confederate-deserter-turned-guerrilla-leader played by Matthew McConaughey in “Free State of Jones,” is a historical figure of some controversy. He's…
As minimalist as Serra's films can be, they are rarely boring, and often given to wry wit. "The Death of Louis XIV" even culminates in one of the all-time-great gallows-humor punchlines, a worthy…
The average substantial yet less-than-A-list screen career is serpentine, and full of unpredictable digressions — a nature delightfully worked into the very fabric of "Escapes."
This fascinating curiosity is now destined to play everywhere but its subject nation, which has reportedly already tried suppressing its exposure.
Profiles a long-running family musical act whose joyful musicality onstage is somewhat belied by the discordant notes hit behind the scenes.
Equal parts hagiographic biography and heartland celebration, "The Seer: A Portrait of Wendell Berry" should be of interest to passionate devotees of the film's subject — an award-winning poet…
A trilogy of cautionary tales about the day-to-day lives and fateful decisions of frontline correspondents in Afghanistan comprises this affecting and well-made Austrian war drama.
This fun if unmemorable occult thriller sports — all too faithfully at times — both the typical pleasures and shortcomings of the grade-B '80s movies it pays homage to.
“Ice Age: Collision Course,” the breathless fifth chapter in what has become the most die-hard franchise in the history of digital animation, kicks off with a cheeky but spectacular prologue in which…
It's been 30 years since Henry Rollins fronted the hell-raising Los Angeles hardcore punk band Black Flag, but you could say that he's been dining out on the role ever since. And, in fact, it was a…