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.
A Ukrainian femme agrees to rent out her womb for a gay Moscow couple in the uneven but not uninteresting drama "Bedouin."
"You Hurt My Feelings" is a small-bore work that takes low-budget longing and anxiety to poetic heights.
A high schooler flirts with oblivion but is redeemed by a brainy girl and his long-lost professor dad in "Mamitas."
The strange rise and fall of mixed-martial-arts superstar Evan Tanner is elegantly captured in filmmaker Gerard Roxburgh's "Once I Was a Champion."
A tricky crime tale on the cusp of horror, balances the grisly and the sentimental without wallowing excessively in either.