The softness that plagues so many sports movies is in evidence yet again in the soporific "The 5th Quarter."
A crass women's penitentiary picture reconceived for today's manga- and vidgame-savvy crowd.
Boasts a handsome, folkloric look that is often undermined by a ham-handed script.
With little at stake, pic coasts on familiar sentimental tropes with a hint of nostalgia for youthful ambitions.
Bleak but not depressing, clear-eyed but not despairing.
Director Julian Schnabel's decade-spanning, controversy-stirring portrait of Arab sisterhood is now set to open Friday in a U.S.-only re-edited version that clocks in at 106 minutes
Endearing underdog hero Greg Heffley returns for another year of middle-school humiliation in "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules."
Prospects will likely soon skew toward educational and arts-focused broadcast.