"What do we lose when we lose the night?" is the question asked by "The City Dark," an informative, well-rounded look at light pollution told with a star-gazing enthusiast's passion for his subject.
The qualifier "rising" no longer needs to be added to "helmer" when describing Umesh Vinayak Kulkarni after "The Temple," the director's third and best feature to date.
"Adventures in Plymptoons!" pays tribute to Oscar-nominated animator Bill Plympton, very much in the style of his own gleefully impudent work.
Brian Lilla's documentary "Patagonia Rising" weighs the environmental and cultural impact of five massive hydroelectric dams proposed for Chile's Patagonia region.
An outfit that seemed bound for glory but derailed well short of that destination, Los Angeles' "drunk-rock" band Thelonious Monster ultimately earned less appreciation for its music than notoriety…
The considerable legacy of Gene Sharp, the unassuming Boston political-science professor whose writings influenced national liberation movements around the globe, is spotlit in Ruaridh Arrow's…
Japanese star Koji Yakusho ("Shall We Dance?" and "Babel") plays the titular lumberjack whose life is interrupted by a visiting movie crew in "The Woodsman and the Rain."
Further evidence that the working class is sharpening its pitchforks to storm Wall Street's castle, "Tower Heist" serves up an old-fashioned comedy caper in which employees in a tony residential…
A Brazilian bandit farmer sees the light, only to be faced with more violent enemies in "Matraga," the kind of film where you'd half-expect to see a miniature angel and devil do battle while perched…
Facing fatherhood for the second time, an immature man tries to make amends for past failures in "Women and Children," a so-so debut feature with a sociological bent from Mike Leigh disciple Daniel…
Featuring superstar Shah Rukh Khan and festooned with enough CGI ornamentation to qualify as a subcontinental Christmas tree, "Ra.One" is a frenetic, tuneful, full-throttle action-comedy that has…