An ex-con comes home and learns to be a dad to his two sons in thesp Dexter Fletcher's slight helming debut, "Wild Bill."
Post-millennial love is riddled with fear and the inability to communicate, says Kim Ki-duk's "Amen," and if that sounds cliched, then so be it. Meandering and oddly lethargic, pic boasts glaring…
A typically smart performance by Juliette Binoche isn't enough to keep "Elles" from drowning in pseudo-intellectual pretension and general banality.
Life never works out the way it's supposed to in "Unfair World," a drama that mixes hyperrealism with absurdity in a style indebted to Aki Kaurismaki, yet lacks the Finnish helmer's warmth and…
Idiosyncratic helmer Isaki Lacuesta combines docu, re-creation and fiction in the visually impressive but narratively challenged "The Double Steps."
Playing with '40s-era Hitchcock as a cat would toy with a mouse, Argentine writer-director Carlos Sorin's "The Cat Vanishes" cleverly updates the likes of "Spellbound" and "Suspicion" with its…
Amazing, little-known historical events shape Vincente Amorim's fictional post-WWII drama "Dirty Hearts," set in Brazil's large Japanese colony, where fanatical societies were started by immigrants…
A muscular, moving thriller with a three-sided perspective on the moral complexities of immigration, "Color of the Ocean" is a well told story that would be a terrific promo for Canary Islands…
Some working-class Casablanca residents try to beat the system in devious ways in "Rough Hands," the wobbly second feature from helmer-writer Mohamed Asli.
The second of two new adaptations of Louis Pergaud's novel, scribe-helmer Christophe Barratier's version draws obvious but no less effective parallels between the central action and WWII.
Tthe first of two new adaptations of Louis Pergaud's novel, scribe-helmer Yann Samuell's enjoyable pic uses the faraway Algerian War as a backdrop for an exploration of growing up and asserting one's…