"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 most accomplished film yet from Neapolitan director Mario Martone (whose somewhat obscure "L'amore molesto" competed at Cannes in 1995), "Rehearsal for War" is a brilliant stylistic tour de force…
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…
Three sisters reunite to bury their mother and unearth their past in documaker Rachel Perkins' polished feature debut, "Radiance," which -- excluding Tracey Moffatt's ghost-story trilogy, "Bedevil"…
A stellar cast distinguishes, but fails to rescue, this comic variation on "Death Wish" from maverick Brit producer-director Michael Winner.
Though it's set in Russia, was largely shot in Russia, and its characters speak Russian, "The Stringer" feels British through and through. Serious-minded but yawnsomely conventional, it's yet another…
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…
There's a strange, almost '80s feel to "The Sea Change," a romantic British comedy that tries to be slick and witty but ends up looking out of tune with the times and trying too hard for effect.
A glossily shot fortune cookie masquerading as a cross-cultural relationships drama, "Last Chance Love" would be better titled "Last Chance Vidbin."
An ambitiously conceived poetic folk tale filled with striking images and graced with terrific Portuguese music, vet helmer Paulo Rocha's "The River of Gold" unfortunately fails to translate its…