A Palestinian husband and wife hope emigrating to Paris will save their failing relationship in Tawfik Abu Wael's airless sophomore feature, "Last Days in Jerusalem."
The oddest of odd couples -- a chronically poor Israeli man in exile and an alcoholic Cambodian woman, neither of whom speaks the other's language -- share two daughters and a curious sense of love…
Veteran helmer Antoni Krauze's "Black Thursday" is a potent docudrama re-enactment of a notorious episode in Polish history: the violent shutdown of a 1970 shipyard workers' strike in Gdynia, which…
Australian biographical filmmaker Amiel Courtin-Wilson turns his camera on Antipodean pop prodigy Ben Lee in the enjoyable but strictly-for-the-fans docu "Catch My Disease."
Despite its distinctive setting against the backdrop of the 2008 presidential campaign, "Politics of Love" is a paltry romantic comedy undercut by a screenplay that barely raises a chuckle and…
A desperate illegal immigrant and a frosty older widower discover the importance of interpersonal communication in twins Gianluca and Massimiliano De Serio's feature helming debut, "Seven Acts of…
"X" marks the spot for a decent little erotic thriller about a hooker whose attempt to quit the biz hits a life-threatening snag when she crosses paths with a teenage runaway.
Bridging one of the world's defining sociopolitical rifts one 11-year-old at a time, quietly engaging indie "David" brings charm, sympathy and understatement to its microcosmic story of a young…
The ostensibly separate worlds of street crime and standup comedy intertwine in Hiroshi Shinagawa's engaging sophomore effort, "Slapstick Brothers."
With the tone of a horror-thriller, a flamboyant disregard for the ordinary rules of nonfiction and a hero who's an accountant, "Chasing Madoff" is upbeat in style and downbeat in conclusion.
Tim Fehlbaum marks his feature helming debut with "Hell," a tightly crafted post-apocalyptic survival tale that makes up in conviction what it lacks in originality.