Intelligence, artificial or otherwise, is one of the major casualties of "Chappie," a robot-themed action movie that winds up feeling as clunky and cobbled-together as the childlike droid with which…
Though it's good to shake auds up with the potent combo of sex and disabilities, the pic sidelines the more interesting daughter-parent relationship while doing little to make the daughter-lover…
A comedy with its heart in the right place and everything else bizarrely out of joint, "Unfinished Business" finds director Ken Scott following 2013's "Delivery Man" with another dubious attempt to…
A chamber drama in which even the chamber itself is on the verge of collapse, Raoul Peck's "Murder in Pacot" offers little scope for healing as it surveys the geographical and psychological wreckage…
If the global "It Gets Better" campaign has lent a certain familiarity to narratives of gay teenage oppression and self-realization, that's hardly something to be held against "Misfits."
An octogenarian biodynamic farmer battles bureaucracy in his quest to preserve Danish Red dairy cattle, and to practice crop and animal husbandry in a respectful manner, in the inspiring…
Milking his cash cow until its udders shrivel, Hong Kong king of kitsch Wong Jing delivers a hatchet job with “From Vegas to Macau II,” a casino caper that fails to re-create the dynamic action and…
German humor is a distinctly conflicted concept in "Hedi Schneider is Stuck," an improbably wry, compassionate character comedy about that least chucklesome of topics: clinical depression.
It's not absolutely necessary to be familiar with the conventions and archetypes of soapy telenovelas to enjoy a few laughs with "Ana Maria in Novela Land," a lightweight comedy about an obsessed…
An arrestingly broken-backed story structure offers more surprises than the story itself in "Zurich," Dutch helmer Sacha Polak's grim but glisteningly crafted sophomore feature.