"Safe House" is a viciously energetic South Africa-set actioner that makes up in sweaty atmosphere and brute force what it lacks in surprise.
Inspired by the case of Kim and Krickitt Carpenter (upgraded to Channing Tatum and Rachel McAdams onscreen), "The Vow" reps that most welcome kind of Valentine's Day offering, focusing on the…
Loosely inspired by an actual record-biz hoax, "Vinyl" is a genial underdog's revenge comedy about some old punkers who fool the industry that's forgotten them into promoting their new single -…
Far from a conventional documentary, "She Male Snails" was first intended as a portrait of transgender artist/author Eli Leven for Swedish television, but evolved over time into an experimental mood…
Finally addressing at length the issue of an estimated half million Romani people killed by the Nazis during WWII, "A People Uncounted" joins "Paragraph 175" (about homosexuals) and the myriad…
Bohdan Slama, the great hope among the Czech Republic's latest generation of helmers, kicks off the year with "Four Suns," a quiet, personal tale that seems less likely to ignite international…
With tongues planted firmly in cheek, Ian Olds and James Franco poke fun at experimental film, soaps and Franco's wild-card rep.
A cute idea gets uneven treatment in Jason Cortlund and Julia Halperin's amusingly titled debut, "Now, Forager: A Film About Love and Fungi."
A gay recasting of "Romeo and Juliet," Alan Brown's "Private Romeo" finds a group of cadets left behind at their military academy for four days rehearsing Shakespeare's tragedy in and out of class…
Helmer Carlos Osuna uses reality-traced animation techniques resembling those Richard Linklater deployed for "Waking Life," but opts to go in a very different direction, in "Fat, Bald, Short Man."
Terence Nance is a romantic: That much is clear from the title of his feature debut, "An Oversimplification of Her Beauty." Every word and every frame contained within this charming cinematic ode…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions