Toronto legit helmer and TV writer Jack Blum makes his feature debut with "Babyface," a pic about a seriously dysfunctional mother-daughter relationship.
A glossily shot fortune cookie masquerading as a cross-cultural relationships drama, "Last Chance Love" would be better titled "Last Chance Vidbin."
Part homage, part revisionism, "The Bed," from the Czech Republic, recalls the style and tone of productions from the region that caught the world's attention in the 1960s.
An emotional drama about grief and healing, "Amy" centers on the fanciful premise of a traumatized child whose elective mutism allows her to hear and speak only through song. Straddling straight…
Anything Hollywood can wreck, we can wreck better, seems to be the philosophy behind "Cascadeur: The Amber Chamber," a mostly enjoyable widescreen romp that's an unabashed "Raiders of the Lost…
Unconventional, audacious and uncompromising in every sense, John Maybury's "Love Is the Devil" is a very personal interpretation of the destructive relationship between British painter Francis Bacon…
"Anxiety" marks yet another turning point in the career of Portuguese maestro Manoel de Oliveira, a three-part omnibus of stories vaguely linked together by the theme of death.
The farcical "The Impostors" begins on a high of comic giddiness, but the air all too quickly seeps out of its balloon.
Two-time Palme d'Or winner Shohei Imamura returns to the festival with one of his most personal outings in "Dr. Akagi." But the wartime saga of a country general-practitioner doggedly pursuing a cure…
Emotionally dense, often moving but finally flawed by a lack of focus, "My Name Is Joe" is more boilerplate-British Ken Loach than the fully realized excursion to new territory promised by its…
In "Beyond Democracy: A Diary of Fraud," former journalist Denis Robert and filmmaker Philippe Harel venture into territory familiar to Michael Moore and Noam Chomsky. The two low-key investigators…