Blessed with a smart script and the best craftsmanship money can buy, this motion-capture toon is a whiz-bang thrill ride that's largely faithful to the wholesome spirit of his source but still…
Stronger on dreamy, seedy atmosphere than on narrative coherence, FilmDistrict's exotic curio should draw the overlapping Depp/Thompson fanbases but will command general auds in, well, moderation.
Set in cramped apartments and hole-in-the-wall storefronts in the East Village, Michael M. Bilandic's nanobudget comedy "Happy Life" plays like a poor schlub's "High Fidelity," centered around Keith…
"Golden Slumbers" is an elegantly assembled and deeply moving remembrance of Cambodian cinema, which shone brightly from 1960 to 1975 with more than 400 productions before the genocidal Khmer Rouge…
In his 2008 docu on American femmes' obsession with beauty, Darryl Roberts wandered around on camera, interviewing a wide range of people about a wide range of issues, loosely but effectively tying…
Seeking to capture the fan/collectors/enthusiast gene, "The Big Year" uses Mark Obmascik's book about obsessed "birders" and transforms it into a genial if slow-moving, almost sleepy comedy.
South Korean auteur Roh Gyeong-tae inches closer to conventional storytelling with "Black Dove," an austere mood piece about the repercussions of a hit-and-run accident.
If movies were subject to sanity tests, "Oka!" would be a crazy old man with a three-day beard and a sock full of kruggerrands under his mattress.
Far less chilling than versions from 1951 and 1982, Universal's latest take on "The Thing" " is memorable mainly for illustrating CGI's gross deficiencies relative to old-fashioned makeup f/x.
A one-night stand evolves into an all-night talkathon in "Nuit #1," a claustrophobically intense drama set almost entirely within a shabby apartment where two strangers disrobe to enjoy an…
A devoted son's virtually single-minded care for his slowly dying father is given similarly disciplined focus in He Yuan's gorgeous "Apuda."