These strong, modern, sexually active women, living independently in the center of Tel Aviv, away from their families and the weight of tradition, struggle to be true to themselves when confronting…
In the best teen films, from “Sixteen Candles” to “Clueless” to “Superbad” to the greatest high school movie of the last ten years, “The Perks of Being a Wallflower,” the main characters have a way…
For his first French-language film, Japanese horror auteur Kiyoshi Kurosawa journeys to the land of cinema's birth with a tale centered around one of the earliest forms of still photography: the…
Director Emmanuelle Bercot begins "150 Milligrams" with a rare stab at lyricism in what is otherwise a bluntly literal, plain-as-day procedural drama.
A chamber horror piece in which a corpse's stillness only grows more ominously unreliable as it's dissected.
"Raid" star/action choreographer Iko Uwais teams with directing duo The Mo Brothers to fill another two hours with terrifically visceral fight scenes.
In “Ed Wood,” the greatest movie ever made about a godawful filmmaker, the joke — and the glory — of watching Johnny Depp's Edward D. Wood Jr. direct his beyond-bad grade-Z sci-fi and horror films is…
"Cool story, bro." It's the most incidental of visual details, glimpsed at the edge of one of "Austerlitz's" many exactingly composed frames.
The movies, in case you didn’t notice, are having an LBJ moment. It began two years ago, when Tom Wilkinson played President Lyndon B. Johnson in “Selma” as a cagey but courtly political warrior…
Director Pete Travis's film is distinguished by some transposition of noir tropes into cultural spaces not traditionally associated with the genre — from the London bar scene to a mosque — that keeps…
A dysfunctional father-son relationship unexpectedly improves after the teenager commits an atrocious crime and turns to dad for help in Fernando Guzzoni's striking second feature, "Jesús." The…