Three sisters are haunted by the ghost of their mother in "The Midnight Swim," a psychodrama that flirts with going just plain psycho.
If some movies leave you feeling in need of a shower afterward, then nothing short of a colonic will do after a viewing of "The Mule."
Maria Ripoli's hybrid English/Spanish-speaking indie about separated sisters delights in cross-cultural contrasts, one sibling awash in the colorful melodrama of Bollywood and the other locked in the…
Long the subject of international uproar but comparatively little analysis, the quasi-Kafkaesque administration holding Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe's corrupt dictatorship in place finally gets…
The personal experience of looking after one's aging parents rings achingly true in "Radiator," the directorial debut of Tom Browne, co-writer of 2001's "The Nine Lives of Tomas Katz."
Until the 80-minute mark, "Extraterrestrial" is a slick, pacey but not particularly scary or surprising not-quite-slasher, the only real dif being that instead of being bloodily offed, characters…
According to the press notes, "Reach Me" director John Herzfeld first wrote the script for this ensemble dramedy circa 2001, which makes sense given that the film bears more than a faint aroma of…
What makes "Happy Times" stand out, and lends it considerable charm, is that it also acknowledges how contradictory human beings and their relationships can be.
"No bears were harmed in the making of this film," boast the closing credits of "Paddington" -- and happily, that promise extends to Michael Bond's ursine literary creation.
A Japanese indie with the soul of a 1970s American film -- a project that might've caught Hal Ashby's eye, for example -- and a cast of wise-cracking slackers who'd be right at home in a movie like…