A trip into a particular circle of rural Polish hell, "It Looks Pretty From a Distance" finds painter-turned-filmmaker Wilhelm Sasnal applying his photorealist inclinations to a post-industrial…
The extreme highs and lows of French singer Claude Francois make for excellent musical-biopic fodder in "My Way," from versatile Gallic helmer Florent Emilio-Siri ("Intimate Enemy," "Hostage").
Beautifully shot, broodingly scored and spunkily edited, "Young Dudes" is so hip it hurts, yet so woefully meaningless.
Finely tuned South Korean meller "Love On-Air" unfolds a tentative romance set in the cutthroat world of commercial radio.
This Snow White retelling suffers the same fatal flaw as Julia Roberts' evil queen: It doesn't really care about anything except how pretty it looks.
Although it traffics freely in stereotypes and sitcom-style one-liners, "Gayby" is never less than likable as it tackles the complications that arise when a straight thirtysomething woman attempts to…
Overlapping narratives-within-narratives abound in "Romance Joe," but a puzzle-like resolution never arrives in South Korean helmer Lee Kwang-kuk's fanciful first feature.
While posing no threat to "The Hunger Games," "Wrath" should carve a healthy swath through its lesser B.O. competitors.
A northern Mexican cattle-ranching community desperately holds on for survival amid brutal weather conditions in documaker Everardo Gonzalez's "Drought," which begs comparisons with "The Tiniest…
Broad comedy and goopy melodrama are combined to digestible but hardly delectable effect in "Joyful Reunion."
The journey of the first giraffe transported from Africa to Paris gets a fanciful retelling in "Zarafa."
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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