When a young, idealistic Israeli military investigator confronts an elite officer with accusations of unnecessary violence against a Palestinian man in the Occupied Territories, her integrity and…
A trippy science-fiction fable about the musicality of the universe that's set in Montreal and on the Red Planet, the sumptuously designed "Mars and April" is certainly one of a kind.
Few blockbusters have borne so heavy a burden of audience expectation as "The Dark Knight Rises," and Christopher Nolan steps up to the occasion with a cataclysmic vision of Gotham City under siege.
A colorful, effervescent and more-than-slightly insane French comedy, actor-director Artus de Penguern's "Sex, Lies and Surgery" pays homage to and cheerfully spoofs American medical TV dramas, from…
Completed before 2010's "Mysteries of Lisbon" but only now arriving Stateside, the late Raul Ruiz's "Blind Revenge" reps an interesting case of one of cinema's most distinctive filmmakers functioning…
Equal parts pioneer saga, creation story and romantic soap opera, "Gei Oni (Valley of Strength)" is set in late 19th-century Palestine, amid a Jewish community that has fled the pogroms of czarist…
A raw look at a Slovak Romany girl's sad trajectory from textile factory novice to sex worker.
During the final winter of WWII, as displaced persons return to their former homes in the Soviet Union, an 8-year-old boy is left alone when his mother dies en route.
"Live and Let Die" contains my favorite line of any Bond film. Facing off against Mr. Big, Roger Moore launches into Bond's patented introduction, "My name is…" when the jive-talking villain cuts him…
"Nipples & Palm Trees" at least has the advantage of truth in advertising: Expect several nipples, some palm trees -- and plenty of rutting in cheap apartments in the City of Angels.
Stephen Gyllenhaal's highly improbable laffer about a Seattle city council election in which a single-issue candidate with no experience, no job and no supporters unexpectedly becomes a grassroots…