This not-particularly-amusing comedy of (bad) manners centered on a group of unsympathetic characters seems destined for niche domestic audiences.
Sameh Abdel Aziz's "The Cry of an Ant" is billed as the first Egyptian feature to incorporate the recent revolution but displays a tasteless opportunism made worse by a screechy melodrama.
As the first feature-length docu about the Tunisian revolution, Mourad Ben Cheikh's "No More Fear" is a passionate, raw, and immediate compilation that brings together news footage of demonstrations…
"The Abduction of Zack Butterfield" finds a sexy blonde Special Ops vet kidnapping a handsome blond high-school jock in hopes of reliving her lost youth in this woefully amateurish psychological…
Set in a high-school on its last legs, with a staff of administrators and educators near meltdown, pic is scathing, in-your-face indictment of the public school system.
Horror pic's creepiness factor is sufficient to rate this a notch above genre average.
A brave movie, and one whose credibility is salvaged by its title, "The Education of Dee Dee Ricks" charts the personal journey of a woman who seemingly has everything, until the onset of breast…
Painfully uneventful, Russian snoozefest "The Hunter" is a retreat into Slavic arthouse mannerism.
Whitney Dow's lively docu "When the Drum Is Beating" effortlessly manages to weave the more than 60-year history of Haiti's most celebrated band, Septentrional, with Haiti's larger annals.
Helmer Nathan Christ's attempt to celebrate struggling indie musicians in Austin, Texas, simultaneously warns that the gentrification of neighborhoods long dominated by live music venues may imperil…