While multiplex fantasy remains an extravagantly caped boys' club, a stealthy gender inquiry is taking place in more specialised sci-fi territory — with Alex Garland's brittle, beautiful "Ex Machina"…
You're really asking for trouble when you title your film "Spare Parts," especially when said film is as unabashedly formulaic as the one cobbled together by helmer Sean McNamara ("Soul Surfer") and…
The sweet-and-salty chemistry of Josh Gad and Kevin Hart is good for a few yuks in "The Wedding Ringer," a well-cast but clumsily assembled buddy-for-hire comedy that increasingly smacks of…
Not for the narrative-minded, this fiercely abstract mix of factory workplace documentary and scripted 'worker' commentary proves strangely compelling.
This dramatic miniature about a young Argentine girl's dogged search for her MIA father is the kind of quietly assured work that suggests a helmer has a definite future.
Documentarian Elchin Musaoglu's sophomore narrative feature is an exquisitely shot minimalist tale of an elderly woman left behind in an Azerbaijan village evacuated by regional war.
Sydney Sibilia's slick, energetic debut feature finds a flashy comedic hook on which to hang a critique of patronage and nepotism in Italy's professional fields.
To pinpoint the appeal of British B-movie bruiser Jason Statham, one need look no further than the place where the ball of Statham's foot, the crown of his head, or the bend of his elbow makes…
The world's gone blurry in Michael Mann's "Blackhat," a surprisingly inelegant, yet breathlessly up-to-the-minute thriller in which the FBI recruits an incarcerated hacker to help thwart an…
Though clumsy at times and more successful at straightforward narrative than nuance, "I Am Nojoom" boldly presents the problem of Yemen's child-bride culture through the real story of Nojood Ali.