With tongues planted firmly in cheek, Ian Olds and James Franco poke fun at experimental film, soaps and Franco's wild-card rep.
A cute idea gets uneven treatment in Jason Cortlund and Julia Halperin's amusingly titled debut, "Now, Forager: A Film About Love and Fungi."
A gay recasting of "Romeo and Juliet," Alan Brown's "Private Romeo" finds a group of cadets left behind at their military academy for four days rehearsing Shakespeare's tragedy in and out of class…
Helmer Carlos Osuna uses reality-traced animation techniques resembling those Richard Linklater deployed for "Waking Life," but opts to go in a very different direction, in "Fat, Bald, Short Man."
Terence Nance is a romantic: That much is clear from the title of his feature debut, "An Oversimplification of Her Beauty." Every word and every frame contained within this charming cinematic ode…
The pleasures of the flesh trump the sacrifices of the spirit in "Young & Wild," a lusty, vapid Chilean drama from debuting director/co-writer Marialy Rivas.
A motley collection of twentysomethings has to spend five days and nights together, without anyone getting fed up and fleeing. The characters aren't the ones the filmmakers should be worried about.
From the opening credits of "Neighboring Sounds," when the usual end-roll cast list appears before the first scene, auds know Kleber Mendonca Filho is looking to upend expectations.
There's a new antonym for the word "thrilling" and it has only one letter: "L."
Pic delivers a freestyle overview of hip-hop that's heavy on rap-celeb interviews and aggravatingly light on context of any sort.
Give or take the titular disclosure, "John Dies at the End" is a thoroughly unpredictable horror-comedy -- and an immensely entertaining one, too.
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