Character actor John Hawkes breaks through typecasting stereotypes in his nuanced portrayal of crop artist Stan Herd.
A largely successful full-length expansion of the eponymous hit TV show.
The characters fail to spring loose from their template origins in this rocky female-bonding pic.
Chris Paine's "The Revenge of the Electric Car," lacks the corporate villains, government corruption and baroque conspiracies that galvanized his popular prior pic, "Who Killed the Electric Car?"
In Ben Hickernell's sophomore feature, "Lebanon, Pa.," an ad exec journeys from Philadelphia to the titular burg in the Pennsylvania Bible Belt to attend the funeral of the father he barely knew.
An overlong and underwhelming trifle obviously intended as a femme version of a boys-gone-wild comedy.
"Jumping the Broom" is a broad African-Amerian family comedy that manages to avoid many of the more predictable cliches of the genre, yet also leaves out the warmth and, too often, the laughs.
German nonfiction filmmaker Volker Sattel confounds those on both sides of nuclear-power debate with his monumental film on the life and death of nuke plants.
A well-armored, back-kicking, blood-spewing and often furious addition to the Chinese feudal epic genre.
The gradual fade-out of an old man's existence -- and a way of life -- unfold with exquisite beauty in Theo Court's "Decline."