An inspirational story located at the intersection of sports and universal brotherhood is undermined by a reality-TV aesthetic.
There's much that's right about Ahmad Reza Motamedi's "Alzheimer's," but not the title.
After accumulating multiple kudos during its initial fest run, pic is making the rounds of Indian cinema events.
Mihaela Sirbu's standout perf makes the journey worthwhile, but aside from a smattering of Jewish fests, this "Phantom" is unlikely to haunt offshore screens.
A textbook example of a movie that betrays its audience, "Entrance" begins as a mildly interesting slice-of-life look at a struggling Los Angeles cafe worker, then impulsively devolves into a…
The dissonance between a Pentecostal upbringing and life in a multiplatinum rock act is entertainingly explored in music docu "Talihina Sky: The Story of Kings of Leon."
There is nothing black or white about the sex worker under the spotlight in "Black & White & Sex," an experimental Aussie drama that reps the helming debut of producer John Winter ("Rabbit Proof…
Pic won the audience vote for best docu at the Sydney fest and reps a career highlight for respected Aussie filmmaker Mitzi Goldman. Pubcasters and fests should take note.
"Wish Me Away" is a fascinating portrait of Chely Wright, the first significant American country music artist to openly identify herself as gay.
Jacqueline Caux's docu samples the works of modern composers, all leading proponents of the minimalism often associated with Philip Glass.