This semi-improvised indie, shot on location with non-pros, manages to feel considerably more genuine and relevant than most attempts to say something "real" about modern teenagers.
This first feature from helmer Jane Gull and scenarist Duncan Paveling is an enterprising indie that would've benefited from a slightly longer runtime.
Despite committed performances from the small fry and one of spirited conviction from Cecile de France as the resourceful school mistress trying to spirit them to Switzerland, the end result comes…
If Andy Samberg were still on “Saturday Night Live,” you wouldn't have to close your eyes too hard to imagine Conner 4 Real, the cluelessly self-confident idiot white-boy rapper he plays in “Popstar…
“Now You See Me 2” is the kind of sequel that has all but gone out of fashion: a follow-up to a blockbuster so flaky and off-center that even those who made the original probably never expected it to…
Tedious, self-regarding and often quite amateurishly staged, "Le Cancre" might have earned its Cannes berth out of respect for its director (whose "Please Give Generously" played at Directors'…
Steve Oram's deeply British feature debut is the kind of mesmerizing cult oddity whose fan base will be limited but passionate.
Director Haroun is careful not to present too many voices recounting the nightmare of torture, thereby ensuring the stories avoid becoming a numbing litany.
Despite evident good intentions, and some excellent interviewees, this is a frustrating effort in many ways, not least of which is its slightly misleading title, which suggests a more contemporary…
Trieste's unique cultural make-up adds a level of other-ness which the filmmakers are happy to foreground in this over-long though affectionate documentary.
The un-heartwarming story of two real-life little girls who nearly stabbed a classmate to death because they thought it would please a fictive bogeyman who's gained recent traction online.