The film refuses to let up in its depiction of Bulgaria's corrupt post-Communist society, yet its lack of nuance works against any profound statement.
A hospitalized young man in a partial body cast spends years striving to hold on to some quality of life in Radu Jude's 1930s-set distancing drama.
In "Kubo and the Two Strings," a brave, one-eyed Japanese boy is faced with divergent paths to immortality: Either he can surrender his remaining eye to his supernatural grandfather, the greedy Moon…
As a documentary filmmaker, Robert Greenwald doesn't have the high media profile of Michael Moore, Errol Morris, or Alex Gibney (or, God help us, Dinesh D'Souza). But ever since 2004, when he made…
Arthouse lovers, including those not always in synch with João Pedro Rodrigues' style, may be perplexed but are sure to find much pleasure in his distinct individualism.
We've already had faith-based dramas involving baseball ("Where Hope Grows"), football ("Woodlawn," "Facing the Giants"), boxing ("Carman: The Champion") and even competitive skateboarding…
When people talk about the romantic grunge of New York City in the ’70s and ’80s, they tend to point to the same handful of ironically cherished neighborhoods and atmospheres — the sleazy excitement…
Designed as a warning to parents, the film is armor-plated against criticism, yet the facile treatment of this hot-button topic never rises above a TV issue-of-the-week broadcast.
Ricky Gervais' eternally hopeless sales rep David Brent is back, older if not wiser, and he's determined to have another bash at rock superstardom.
"Every party must end, and left behind are the lonely people." Sounding like a deleted lyric from "Eleanor Rigby," that line hints at only half the melancholy in "Aloys."
With its unorthodox structure and detours into magic realism, "Haze" carves out a distinct place in the large body of contemporary Filipino films about the struggle to survive in a society wracked by…