A less hard-hitting follow-up to “Nuclear Nation” (2012), Atsushi Funahashi’s latest documentary dwells in the stasis of its dispossessed subjects — residents of Futaba, where the Fukushima meltdown…
Blue is a fairly tepid color in "Seashore," an agonizingly subtle Brazilian coming-of-ager in which a bi-curious teen ever so tentatively tests the water of his sexuality during a few days at the…
An intriguingly off-center 19th-century Western that brings a bevy of European talent to bear on an American frontier story.
A celestial tea server descends to Okinawa, slurps ramen, becomes a celebrity and fights predestination with riotous gusto in the fantasy romance "Chasuke's Journey."
In Disney's new live-action "Cinderella," four mice are ballooned into elegant white horses, two lizards are yanked by their tails to serve as makeshift footmen, and an oblivious old goose gets…
The rising profile of transgender issues in popular culture could clear an arthouse path for Laura Bispuri's sensitive, deliberate debut feature "Sworn Virgin" — though it's not a film that actively…
Like countless films set in the period, the absence of subtlety combined with predictable dollops of sentimentalism once again trivialize events in the name of making them understandable.
Some animals were simply made for the bigscreen, as the subjects of "Humpback Whales" prove all too swimmingly.
The shortest of this year's Oscar-nominated animated shorts, "A Single Life," offers a zippy, mordantly funny time-travel journey through a woman's later years. In a similar sense, the other four…
A brother and sister cursed with special powers live in a rural farmhouse encircled by a tall, impenetrable wall in the enticingly conceptual North Carolina-based indie "One & Two."