A delightful surprise at the Tribeca Film Festival, partly because the film so little resembles its description, Stephen Maing's "High Tech, Low Life" ostensibly examines censorship of the Internet…
Food, sex and intellectual property make strange bedfellows in "My Secret Partner," an erotic comedy in which a budding screenwriter and sous-chef provide carnal and creative stimuli for their…
Beautiful landscapes, crisply professional photography and a goofily offhand approach to Eastern spirituality combine to odd if amiable effect in documentary "The Highest Pass."
In a week when the British headlines have been dominated by revelations from the Leveson Inquiry regarding the role of the press and police in the UK's phone-hacking scandal, the National Theater of…
Blighty's mid-1980s battles between publishers and print unions provide the unlikely backdrop for "Outside Bet," a strained caper about a bunch of south London pals who pool their resources to buy a…
Overly one-note in its singular p.o.v., the pic nevertheless offers a welcome variation on the conquering frat boy or Ferris Bueller-type adolescent, and could graduate from fest to arthouse play.
Michael Sladek's "BAM150" is a celebration of/advertisement for the Brooklyn Academy of Music on the occasion of its sesquicentennial, but runs out of storyline long before it runs out of footage.
Review: ‘Parabeton — Pier Luigi Nervi and Roman Concrete (Photography and Beyond — Part 19/Decampment of Modernism — Part 1)’
The art of concrete as a medium rivets the eye of the film world's most acute observer of architecture, Heinz Emigholz, in "Parabeton." Marking the 19th chapter of his "Photography and Beyond" series…
The collapse of a modest family farm in a German-speaking community in northern Argentina provides "Germania" with a potent starting point, but tyro director Maximiliano Schonfeld's impressively…
The love affair of the open road merges ideally with filmmaker James Benning's vision of time, sound and landscape in "Small Roads."
A doobie in hand -- along with some munchables, of course -- might aid viewing of "California, 90420," an unfocused documentary that touches on marijuana legalization and other concrete issues, but…