Forthright but dignified, British doc "The Hard Stop" grapples sincerely with the cultural context of a wave of riots that broke out across England in the summer of 2011, in the wake of the fatal…
An arrogant LA business consultant with a penchant for whisky and one night stands gets a comeuppance of sorts — and ultimately regains a piece of his soul — when he returns to his Midwest roots to…
Unless they've started handing out merit badges for breast groping and butt chewing, don't expect any prizes for "Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse," a witless undead retread served up as a…
Approaching 30 with no great pleasure, Alice (Emily VanCamp) is a native Manhattanite whose life looks glamorous and privileged from the outside, but frustrates her on nearly every front.
Three O. Henry-esque stories from contempo Tehran are woven together with mixed results in the drama "Wednesday, May 9," the debut feature of multi-hypenate Vahid Jalilvand.
This middleweight tale with lots of classical music provides a good dose of inspirational uplift without ever seeming to reach for it in the obvious, expected ways.
Adapted and expanded from two short stories by James Franco, Gabrielle Demeestere's debut feature "Yosemite" is a low-key drama whose modesty is its own reward.
As a grizzled, sad-eyed homeless man making his annual journey from Scotland to London for the Christmas holiday, Peter Mullan brings warmth and soul to the modest British weepie "Hector," and the…
Canadian multi-hyphenate Ryan McKenna's appealing sophomore feature establishes a languorous and surreal tone, which might be described as wondrous crossbreed of the work of his compatriots Guy…
A pleasant but slight pic buoyed by adolescents newcomers who aren't to know that ineffectual teachers, invisible parents, and cool kids vs. nerds are all yawningly standard-issue fare.
Things take a dive in the second half of "Angry Indian Goddesses" when the enjoyable femme-centric stereotype bashing gets overwhelmed by too many of-the-moment subthemes.