There are only so many yuks Nanni Moretti can milk from the sight of old men in clerical robes, and the film's toothlessness makes it unlikely for arthouse crowds to anoint a work that shouldn't…
Handsomely photographed tale is predictably filled with mesmerizingly barren landscapes, long silent stretches and short moments of grace.
A philosophy-teaching femme nearing 50 re-enters the dating scene in the Internet age in the gently comic "E-Love."
Kenneth Branagh invests this comicbook epic with a weighty yet never overbearing Shakespearean dimension.
The appealing but paper-thin premise of "Footprints" rides on unraveling the identity of a female amnesiac found collapsed on the celeb-marked entryway of Grauman's Chinese Theater.
When the going gets weird, the weird turn political in "Gnarr."
An admirable attempt to blend Western blockbuster tropes with Chinese motifs, "The Dragon Pearl" lacks fire but is respectful enough not to camp it up despite its broad tone.
The edge achieved by director-editor-producer-scribe Garth Donovan is jeopardized by overreaching for topical relevance.
Overblown, overlong and overstuffed with genre self-referentialism.
Offering a fitfully funny sitcom plot clumsily stretched to 90 minutes, then goosed with increasingly tiresome doses of smuttiness and political incorrectness, "The Best and the Brightest" is neither.
A stagy, old-fashioned period piece that misses most of its dramatic cues.