There may be no life in South African politics more narratively riveting than that of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.
There's an old saying, often attributed to Martin Mull, "Writing about music is like dancing about architecture." In many ways first-time writer/director Kogonada's "Columbus" treats architecture…
"We are nothing more than the memories we keep," a character intones in "Rememory," a conceptually promising but heavily contrived psychological whodunit that viewers are unlikely to store for long…
Folks whose favorite emotion goes with the sound "Ewwwwww," as well as some among the habitually-massively-stoned, will constitute the primary and most likely sole fans.
An archaeological adventure set in Tibet, Dubai, and India, Jackie Chan-starrer “Kung Fu Yoga” proves that despite a decade-long hiatus, Hong Kong action director Stanley Tong (“Rumble in the Bronx”)…
Tired of being treated as indifferently and inhumanly as a family pet, an exhausted suburban wife and mother takes ownership of that status in the most drastic way imaginable — by assuming the…
The film aims for Florentine postcard prettiness, though the only difference between the lensing and the average visitor's snapshots is the bizarre lack of tourists.
One of the built-in hooks of the biopic is that it tends to involve fame and fortune. Even if the person in question winds up descending from fame and squandering the fortune, tumbling into addiction…
Yes, the movie is called "Resident Evil: The Final Chapter," but don't let that get your hopes up. After all, "Resident Evil: Extinction" (2007) was hyped as "the third and final installment of the…
In 2008, actress Cate Blanchett earned an Oscar nomination for playing folk singer Bob Dylan in "I'm Not There." As undeniably bold as that casting decision was at the time, it seems positively…
There's an awful lot of ravishing beauty on display in "Where is Kyra?," Nigerian-born filmmaker Andrew Dosunmu's startling new visual ode to life on the New York fringes,
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