Not since "300" has so much Greek flesh been bared in service of such gratuitous carnage.
Despite a title that invites abuse, "Nothing Special" is a raggedly charming indie with a strong central performance by Julia Garcia Combs amid a story set in a (literally) crazy Hollywood. A…
When it was first announced, Adam Sandler's gender-bending twin comedy "Jack and Jill" seemed something like an advanced act of Internet trolling, and the actual film certainly lives down to…
The search for a hit film hooked to the globally loved sport of soccer misses again with "Will," a fictional tale of an orphaned English lad's epic journey to watch his heroes Liverpool FC play in…
Helmer Daniel Sullivan has assembled a topflight cast and goodlooking Geffen Playhouse production for Alan Alda's "Radiance: The Passion of Marie Curie."
A brisk computer-animated adventure clever enough to become essential yuletide viewing.
Beautifully conceived and expertly edited, video artist Rania Stephan's "The Three Disappearances of Soad Hosni" is a multifaceted work that uses VHS clips from Egyptian star Soad Hosni's films to…
Traversing the worlds of early anime and Japan's experimental music scene, "The Echo of Astro Boy's Footsteps" reps a treasure trove for otaku (geeks). Subject Matsuo Ohno called himself a sound…
Meta-cinema doesn't get more self-referential or recyclable than Merzak Allouache's over-stretched film-within-a-film "Normal." The helmer ("Harragas") shot footage two years ago, which he then…
A disarmingly honest, thoroughly winning personal portrait of family and heritage, grounded in religion but not dependent on belief.
Japanese TV spinoff "The Wings of the Kirin" is an intriguing murder mystery that swiftly takes flight and sustains itself most of the way before crashing in its final reels. Based on a novel by…