The ferocious rhymes of hip-hop icons N.W.A.'s controversial 1988 anthem "F--k tha Police" scarcely seem to have aged when they blast on to the soundtrack of "Straight Outta Compton."
The moral of "The 7th Dwarf," driven home by its diminutive hero and a dreadfully repetitive end-credits anthem, is that "size doesn't matter." It's a crass (but kid-friendly!) formulation that also…
Arriving a few short months after Brett Morgen's "Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck" and Asif Kapadia's "Amy," Derik Murray and Brent Hodge's "I Am Chris Farley" is the summer's third documentary study of…
A fascinating study in cross-cultural pollination, "Song" positively sings.
Boasting upbeat music with rhyming lyrics, it weaves a trio of classic fairy tales into a connecting story about three brothers seeking adventure and life lessons.
This droll odyssey of a good museum guard gone bad and the people who cross his path as he makes off with a stolen painting will surf specialized sections of the festival circuit.
The landscape's visual majesty and the pic's ethnographic detail will entice fest programmers and niche arthouse distribs on the lookout for accessible exotica.
Sebastian, Disney's calypso-inclined crustacean, may despair at "Little from the Fish Shop," a sly update of Hans Christian Andersen's "The Little Mermaid" in which his catchy counsel to remain…
In “Monster Hunt,” the protagonists are greenish ogres with mushy hearts — not surprisingly, since this jolly live-action/animated Chinese period fantasy is helmed by Raman Hui, the Hong Kong-born…
Midway through "Vacation," the intrepid Griswold clan unwittingly take a dip in a lake filled with human excrement, which is roughly how most viewers will feel after this miserably unfunny reboot.
Essentially an 84-minute shoulder shrug captured onscreen, "Big Significant Things" is the latest American independent feature to suggest there are few things more intriguing than a young white…