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.
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…
A modest but scathing portrait of ordinary small-mindedness in a nowhere town in southwestern France, "The Back Country" radiates eerie, piercing authenticity.
Toronto legit helmer and TV writer Jack Blum makes his feature debut with "Babyface," a pic about a seriously dysfunctional mother-daughter relationship.
A pet rat sets off a chain reaction of debauchery in a prim and proper nuclear family in "Sitcom," a sort of " 'Mouse Hunt' Meets the Marquis de Sade" filtered through the sunny disposition of…
"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.