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.
In a generic package of contempo Chinese success stories has flickers of interest, but their repetitive message of hard work and perseverance becomes a didactic drone.
This much-anticipated, bigger-budgeted sequel to 2007's surprise hit laffer "Dhamaal" inflates the original's modest improvisational bits of business to frenetic, ponderously overproduced effect.
A terrific idea is inexpertly developed in Ana Vlad and Adi Voicu's promising yet uneven docu "Metrobranding: A Love Story Between Men and Objects."
Failures of human connection in contempo Iranian society are wittily examined in "Please Do Not Disturb," an impressively sustained triptych of comic fables that unspool over the course of a single…
Inspired by the "vogueing" sensation featured in the 1990 documentary "Paris Is Burning," Sheldon Larry's "Leave It on the Floor" describes a different kind of coming out from most gay features…
Two decades after the house-music rave scene touched the lives of a generation of young hedonists, the search for a definitive bigscreen tribute continues with the early-1990s-set "Weekender."
The complex relationship between exiled Tibetan spiritual master Cheogyal Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche and his Italian-born son Yeshi is examined in the fascinating docu "My Reincarnation."
A sweet but ultimately inconsequential curio, fantastical Russian romantic comedy "Indifference" reps a matrushka of pastiches.
A Chinese propaganda film without the heavy dogma and dour treatment that would have been expected a generation ago, "Beginning of the Great Revival" is a slick and lavish historical epic charting…