Rummaging around dilapidated rural environments like a bemused visitor to a foreign world, “Sunset Edge” affects a “George Washington”-cum-“Gummo” guise — and a guise it is, as writer-director Daniel…
Unbalanced, unwieldy, and at times nearly unintelligible, "Aloha" is unquestionably Cameron Crowe's worst film. Paced like a record on the wrong speed, or a Nancy Meyers movie recut by an…
A sturdy wrong-woman thriller that feels grotesque in its citations of 9/11 and other intimations of real-world import — but also steals a few good moves from "North by Northwest" and "The Fugitive"…
A remarkably frank if unoriginal take on prostitution in Marrakech featuring exceptionally brave perfs, yet the controversy surrounding this envelope-pushing pic will likely overshadow the film…
Takashi Miike's vampire-gangster action-comedy reps a lazily-executed dud.
Of the many charges that can be levied at Brad Peyton's "San Andreas," false advertising is not one of them.
A sobering social-issue movie set in a milieu so different from our own that it practically feels like science fiction, Jose Luis Rugeles' "Alias Maria" embeds audiences among a group of Colombian…
The kids are not all right in "The Here After," a cold, controlled, minimalist drama about the aftermath of a crime committed by a teen in contempo rural Sweden.
Having wrapped his Texas trilogy — "The Passage," "Low Tide" and "Stop the Pounding Heart" — Italian chronicler of the American margins Roberto Minervini heads next door to Louisiana, where he finds…
Some bigscreen love stories leave you wondering what the central couple saw in each other in the first place, but not "Two Friends."
When a certain school of social realism is dutifully imitated, what degree of authenticity remains? That's a question prompted by Laurent Lariviere's diverting but derivative debut feature.