The critique of capital punishment Werner Herzog initiated with "Into the Abyss" comes to riveting fruition in "Death Row."
The once flourishing, now vanished coal mines of northern England reappear in found-footage maestro Bill Morrison's "Miners' Hymns," a paean to a vanished working-class culture.
Every family is unhappy in its own way, as Tolstoy famously noted, though the unhappiness of the Turkish immigrant family in "Kuma" seems to suggest that some fictional clans suffer from narrative…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
This screwball premise lives or dies by the chemistry between Chris Pine and Tom Hardy, who are too busy trying to out-appeal one another to make the buddy dynamic click.
There's considerably more rhyme than reason in musician-turned-filmmaker Johnny Daukes' debut feature, "Acts of Godfrey," a strained exercise in dramaturgical gimmickry that would be trying even as…
The fixed camera of "The Retiree" adds to the sense of time's stoppage in the prodigal protag's hometown, but helmer Jairo Boisier fills his debut with so much humanity and charm that few, apart from…
A well-observed but emotionally muted costume drama that might well have been titled "My Week With Marie Antoinette."
A superstar and his erstwhile fan develop a high-concept romance when thrown together in an inn two-and-a-half miles above sea level in Johnnie To's gorgeous-looking escapist meller "Romancing in…
A gritty piece of young-adult fiction segues into colorful action-adventure territory in "The Ice Dragon," from debuting helmer Martin Hogdahl.
Self-indulgent musical "Love Is in the Air" comes when a gay teen tells his best friend that you can tell you're in love if a girl farts in your face and you still want to be with her.
Cozying up to evil to save the innocent worked for Oskar Schindler and also, to an extent, for Walter Sueskind, the Amsterdam-based Jewish industrialist who helped the local SS organize "labor-camp"…