Who else but HBO would have the audacity to commission a five-part, nearly-six-hour version of James M. Cain's period melodrama?
"The Divide" resembles nothing so much as an extended "Twilight Zone" episode.
Amiably sketchy Willie Nelson doc is more of an affectionate tribute than an in-depth portrait.
Even fest play will be limited for "Balkan Bazaar."
"Motherland" lacks focus, stumbling from one emotionally fraught stopping place to another but arousing less and less curiosity along the way.
Pic delivers gross-out humor, political incorrectness, an endless parade of Spanish celeb cameos, 3D and the occasional moment of authentic wit.
Mel Gibson delivers a performance very few could pull off in a film that can't navigate its seismic tonal shifts.
A typical, mainstream-oriented French laffer with big-name stars and its fair share of chuckles.
Atmospheric account of a cover-up of a fatal accident, involving a hotel owner and the titular employee who might have seen something, is pleasingly heavy on shades of gray.
The remarkable fate of thousands of Spaniards exiled to Russia during the Civil War in the 1930s is given an unremarkable examination in this well-intentioned but deja vu-inducing drama.
A deliberately paced, dialogue-heavy ghost story in the style of Eisenhower-era B-pics.