A One Direction-starring remake of "Ocean's Eleven" would probably carry more swagger than "Plastic," a dismal My First Heist thriller that is all-too-aptly nailed by its own title.
You've heard of "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance"? Well, "The Greasy Hands Preachers" is pitched at pretty much the same choir.
Their first full-length recording "Milo Goes to College" in 1982 was a revelation that bucked a lot of then-standard punk conventions: It was fast and loud, but also catchily melodic, very tightly…
Despite the proverbial suggestion of the title, bad things mostly happen to less-than-upstanding citizens in "Good People," a capable crime caper that nonetheless disappoints, considering the…
Perhaps the worst one can say about "Kill the Messenger" is that it sometimes plays like a condensed version of a first-rate cable miniseries.
Felix, a middle-aged man adrift without family ties, and Meira, a young Hasidic woman feeling lost and smothered under nearly the opposite circumstances, find tentative connection in one another in…
Given what's at stake here is apparently nothing less than the birth of the Antichrist, "At the Devil's Door" ends up too tentative and underdeveloped, playing like an attenuated prologue for a…
A micro-budget indie best described as the cinematic equivalent of a modestly amusing shaggy-dog story that meanders toward a clever punchline.
Not since "Gone Baby Gone" has a case of baby-snatching been taken to such ludicrously straight-faced extremes as "A Second Chance," in which a Danish cop attempts to justify stealing a junkie…
While mounted with stylish assurance, "Princess" feels even thinner than the modest sleeper breakout "Viola."