Life is hard and then you cry in Zhang Ming's "Folk Songs Singing," an intense meller about a teenage girl infatuated with her music tutor.
A gentle political satire set in a remote pueblo in 1980s Argentina, "The Finger" is both an engaging, often amusing portrait of a community on the cusp of change and an attack on human credulity.
There may be a more inept film this year than Francesco Gasperoni's "Parking Lot 3D," just as there may be life on Mars.
Following his performance in "Howl" with what may only be chapter two of "James Franco's Lives of the Poets," the polymath actor-academic tackles the life of Hart Crane, the influential American…
Though there's no way it could have been cobbled together in time to piggyback on the success of "Bridesmaids," Kat Coiro's "L!fe Happens" can't help but play like a poorer cousin to the recent…
A star-making turn from bigscreen debutante Jessica Brown Findlay is the most notable aspect of British dramedy "Albatross," which relates a troubled teen's impact on the family of a middle-aged…
Anyone who misspent their youth loitering in record stores will find much to enjoy in this affectionate docu tribute to Sound It Out Records, the only independent music outlet in the north of England.
Lisa F. Jackson's "Sex Crimes Unit" is the real thing, a gritty, emotional, up-close-and-procedural look at the actual New York district attorneys dedicated to prosecuting rape and sexual assault.
Lacking any other references to Ingmar Bergman apart from its title, Chinese meller "The Wild Strawberries" is a moving portrait of a clash between Maoist bureaucracy and an illicit love affair.
Not to be confused with last year's Jesse Eisenberg vehicle, diverting docu "Holy Rollers" chronicles what happens when two normally well-separated worlds collide.
A strained-reunion seriocomedy that doesn't bring much depth or insight to its examination of the age-old clash between religion and homosexuality.