In an industry where there wasn't such pronounced gender imbalance, this resourceful and satisfying indie drama would certainly boost writer-helmer-thep Raine to the rungs of at least TV-episode…
There may not be a genre with as limited a capacity to surprise a grown audience as the still-ubiquitous coming-of-age drama: While teenage kicks may switch from generation to generation, the process…
"Whenever you do something new, you learn something about yourself," says the protagonist of Polish lenser-turned-helmer Bartek Prokopowicz's gutsy debut feature "Chemo."
Debuting helmer Nicolae Constantin Tanase shows off his assertive though undisciplined style in this drama of a teen girl with a misplaced crush on the local stud.
In the heart of Paris, a repurposed monastery known as the Musee des Arts et Metiers serves as a technological shrine to human innovation, where school kids marvel at all manner of inventions.
Tracing a Taoist priest’s foray from his hermit-like existence into the secular world, Chen Kaige’s “Monk Comes Down the Mountain” is an uncharacteristically lightweight martial-arts caper with a…
The title of "Paper Towns" refers to a trick that cartographers use to keep their maps from being copied by competitors. But it also describes, in a less literal sense, that brand of suburban…
A brand new you that just might be the old someone else is the quandary at the center of "Self/less."
An ironic pink heart dots the 'i' in troubled-teen tale "The Violators" — perhaps the sole playful touch in this stern, striking debut from British novelist-turned-helmer Helen Walsh.
This intelligent, restrained take on genre conventions may be too dry for those seeking fantasy thrills.
To a certain extent, every film ultimately functions as a time capsule of the period in which it was shot, and documentaries doubly so. But when a film sits in the vaults unseen for four decades, the…