Clearly a labor of love, John Turturro's sophomore directorial effort "Illuminata" is an audacious, structurally messy and uneven film about a tightly knit acting troupe in turn-of-the century New…
Arriving fashionably late for her first Gotham show in over a year, Astrud Gilberto marveled that she'd drawn a full house inclined to shake off the effects of an unexpected early evening monsoon…
Insinuating itself into the viewer's mind the way its nefarious lead characters corrupt and undermine two families in turn-of-the-century Russia, "Of Freaks and Men" is both a dark gem and a…
Former rock-video helmer Denis Villeneuve's feature bow, "August 32nd on Earth," is an appealing though ultimately slight drama about a young woman who is thrown into an emotional tizzy after…
Shot in Mali, "Life on Earth" is probably the most visually stunning film in the "Collection 2000" series.
A simple, short and sad tale about life in today's Kazakhstan, "Killer" is poised to further the critical following of minimalist director Darezhan Omirbaev.
Leningrad director Alexei Guerman, one of the most singular talents to emerge from the Soviet Union in the '70s, whose 1982 portrayal of the bleakness of Soviet society, "My Friend Ivan Lapshin," won…
In "Judgment in Flames," a female reporter faces domestic difficulty as well as intense job pressure that involves the pursuit of an elusive arsonist.
It Came From the Sky" is an odd little romantic drama that's mildly entertaining and frequently quite strange.
Clearly a labor of love, John Turturro's sophomore directorial effort "Illuminata" is an audacious, structurally messy and uneven film about a tightly knit acting troupe at turn-of-the century New…