Sexual sparks shimmer throughout "The Egoists," a low-key but stirring lovers-on-the-run yarn that reps Nipponese helmer Ryuichi Hiroki's return to the sensual, soul-baring explorations of narcissism…
A highly satisfying Western-cum-noir in the old tradition, "Deadfall" is alive in ways that are all too rare among American movies.
Grinding its gears a bit in an attempt to achieve maximum quirkiness, "The Giant Mechanical Man" will meet most audiences' standards for "charming."
It's one girl against the world in "Lola Versus," a snappy yet sincere romantic comedy that begins where others end, with the proposal and wedding plans pointing toward happily ever after.
Precocious, ferocious and self-assured, "First Winter" dwells on the darker side of a hippie commune while marking a radiant debut by writer-helmer Benjamin Dickinson, who imbues the film with a sort…
Toby Perl Freilich's thought-provoking docu "Inventing Our Life" sketches the history of the radically socialist, more-than-100-year-old kibbutz movement, and outlines its relationship to Zionism…
For decades a staple of Nipponese straight-to-video "V-cinema," biker-gang subculture gets a galvanizing bigscreen treatment in helmer Kazuyoshi Kumakiri "Blazing Famiglia."
Between the architectural pillars of Renaissance Italy and Kate Bosworth, helmer Kat Coiro hangs a gossamer tale of ruined love and liberation with "While We Were Here."
The elemental power of Argentina's Mendoza foothills and the struggle of juvenile delinquents on the lam can't compensate for an obvious story structure and overcooked symbolism in Alejandro Fadel's…
One of the more singular filmmakers working in South America's southern cone, Gonzalo Castro explores worlds both terpsichorean and erotic with stirring results in "Dioramas."
Putting crony capitalism in the crosshairs, "Downeast" offers up America's financial crisis in microcosm.