The Tiger Athol Fugard
Classic Hollywood screwball meets New German Comedy in "Four for Venice," a slickly packaged, well-played combo of road movie and marital romp in which a mismatched pair hunt down their canoodling…
No doubt about it: "Godzilla" will be a killer at the box office during the early stages of its prodigiously wide release. The slam-bang excitement and state-of-the-art special effects are more than…
"The Acid House" makes "Trainspotting" look like a mild-mannered youth comedy. The producers of this British pic have said that they wanted the film to be 100% uncut, undiluted Irvine Welsh, and…
Kwangmo Lee's exquisite first feature is one of those slowly paced, minimalist Asian pics which play well at festivals but which rarely make it into Western arthouse cinemas. Buffs will revel in the…
In "Tropic of Emerald," Dutch helmer Orlow Seunke ("The Taste of Water") crafts a fascinating historical epic set in 1940s Indonesia.
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" is a bad trip. Long-gestating adaptation of Hunter S. Thompson's hallucinatory 1971 gonzo tome has become an over-elaborate gross-out under Terry Gilliam's direction…
Vet British producer Jeremy Thomas makes a creditable directorial debut with "All the Little Animals," a drama about an outcast teen that draws simultaneously on the pastoral and eccentric traditions…
Big on atmosphere, "Scirocco" is a whimsical Sicilian love story set during Italy's fascist period, but the adaptation of Domenico Campana's novel peters out long before it's done. Although Giancarlo…
A compelling, nuanced portrait of a ferociously self-reliant young woman told in flashbacks as a private detective attempts to trace her whereabouts, "For Sale" pays off.
(Italian, Romanian, Bulgarian, Serbo-Croatian and French dialogue)