Playing a 13-year-old, pistol-packing smart aleck who grows up quick while thumbing her way West from Nebraska, Chloe Grace Moretz invests far more emotion in "Hick" than the film deserves.
"What happens to our eyes, happens to our souls," says one of the characters in "Two Brothers," and rookie scribe-helmer Imanol Rayo seems to have taken this to heart for his adaptation of Basque…
The course of true love is anything but smooth -- more like unconvincing, erratic and unresolved -- in "The One."
A harrowing drama that transforms the sorry plight of female prisoners in post-Civil War Spain into a bleak examination of man's inhumanity to women, "The Sleeping Voice" magnificently tells a tale…
An ex-con comes home and learns to be a dad to his two sons in thesp Dexter Fletcher's slight helming debut, "Wild Bill."
Post-millennial love is riddled with fear and the inability to communicate, says Kim Ki-duk's "Amen," and if that sounds cliched, then so be it. Meandering and oddly lethargic, pic boasts glaring…
A typically smart performance by Juliette Binoche isn't enough to keep "Elles" from drowning in pseudo-intellectual pretension and general banality.
Life never works out the way it's supposed to in "Unfair World," a drama that mixes hyperrealism with absurdity in a style indebted to Aki Kaurismaki, yet lacks the Finnish helmer's warmth and…
Idiosyncratic helmer Isaki Lacuesta combines docu, re-creation and fiction in the visually impressive but narratively challenged "The Double Steps."
Playing with '40s-era Hitchcock as a cat would toy with a mouse, Argentine writer-director Carlos Sorin's "The Cat Vanishes" cleverly updates the likes of "Spellbound" and "Suspicion" with its…
Amazing, little-known historical events shape Vincente Amorim's fictional post-WWII drama "Dirty Hearts," set in Brazil's large Japanese colony, where fanatical societies were started by immigrants…