Auteur portraits of fellow auteurs don't always make for illuminating films: The line between sincere mutual appreciation and smug mutual congratulation can be a fine one. Brazilian director Walter…
Faith is literally blind in inspirational sports drama "23 Blast," the fact-based tale of a high-school football player who suddenly loses his sight, but not his place on the team. Drawn up using…
Coming from Russian maverick Aleksey Fedorchenko, the words "based on actual events" form a less concrete promise than they do from most filmmakers; few have demonstrated such a remarkable facility…
Fifteen years after "The Blair Witch Project," co-director Eduardo Sanchez makes a lackluster return to found footage horror with Bigfoot thriller "Exists."
It's the rare Hasbro-inspired movie that may actually dissuade audiences from buying the product it's presumably selling, but aside from that rather charming distinction, "Ouija" is fairly routine…
In "Big Hero 6," an obscure Marvel Comics title gives the Mouse House's toon division just enough raw material to assemble its own superhero franchise.
Few things in film are more dispiriting than the spectacle of very good actors giving very bad performances -- and there's already a surfeit on onscreen gloom for viewers to contend with in "The…
In 2011, while country crooner and legendary guitarist Glen Campbell prepared to tour in support of his latest album, his family revealed that he had received a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease.
A joyous proletarian commedia dell'arte in the tradition of Renoir's "Golden Coach" or Fellini's "8 1/2."
Chuck Workman takes the old-school view of Welles as a maverick too daring for Hollywood's comfort, with no consideration of the theory that he may often have been his own worst enemy -- too…