A serviceable screen record of the (essentially) one-man show Christopher Plummer has been performing since its premiere in 1996, "Barrymore" presents the enjoyable spectacle of one great actor…
A sexy, humorous and wonderfully specific "what to expect when you're expecting" opus told with all the tricks of populist French cinema.
Adolescence is often portrayed as a matter of life and death, but that's pretty much the case in helmer Ian FitzGibbon's coming-of-age-with-cancer romance "Death of a Superhero."
The early sound period in Hollywood, when nervous studios made multi-lingo versions of their pics to ensure continued worldwide markets, is one of the most fascinating and least studied moments in…
Gallic biologists-cum-filmmakers Claude Nuridsany and Marie Perennou put life in and around a French pond under the microscope in "The Field of Enchantment," their latest glossy cute-critters docu…
Though garnished with some heavy dollops of cheese, "Dolphin Tale" is a surprisingly solid, earnest family pic, based very loosely on the story of Winter, the first dolphin to be successfully fitted…
TV-style biopic reduces South Africa's struggle to the status of an impediment in the blooming romance between Nelson Mandela and his wife Winnie.
A grim take on Charles Perrault's dark fairy tale about a diminutive boy deserted by his parents who compensates for his stature with heightened intelligence.
More a resuscitation than a rebirth, British comedian Rowan Atkinson revives his spoof spy character with this enjoyable if somewhat wheezy reprise.
A cross-hybridization of BBC police thriller and Bergmanesque meditation on intra-African immigration.
Celebrated Belgian visual artist and shorts filmmaker Nicolas Provost tackles involving, yet impenetrable story of an illegal African immigrant who strikes up a relationship with a white woman in…