Paolo Sorrentino's most tender film to date, an emotionally rich contemplation of life's wisdom gained, lost and remembered, with cynicism harping from the sidelines but as a wearied chord instead of…
The cinema's consummate chronicler of a China evolving so rapidly that its own citizens can scarcely keep apace, Jia Zhangke strikes a melancholic chord in "Mountains May Depart."
“Taklub,” Filipino auteur Brillante Mendoza’s portrait of three surviving families a year after Typhoon Yolanda ripped through the city of Tacloban, is more concerned with their emotional devastation…
Hailing from Africa, their eyes set on Europe, they come with empty hands and infinite dreams, drawn across deserts and oceans by the promise of a better life. Occasionally, they make the news, when…
The closing credits for Gil Kenan's remake of the 1982 horror classic "Poltergeist" feature the band Spoon covering the Cramps' 1980 punk classic "TV Set." Spoon is a tasteful, studious yet largely…
West European sensibilities unmistakably mark "Mustang," a potent drama about five sisters forced to suppress their burgeoning sensuality.
Two years after making his U.S. debut with the crackerjack kidnapping drama "Prisoners," French-Canadian director Denis Villeneuve ups his own ante with "Sicario."
The thorny subject of German historical memory binds the characters in Barbet Schroeder's "Amnesia," a thoughtful, sensitive character study that reps a minor-key comeback for the veteran Swiss…
The workplace is scarier than any haunted house in "Office," a South Korean psychothriller that's razor-sharp as a satire on petty politics in the corporate world, but becomes sledgehammer-blunt when…
Few will care what happens to the rebel siblings in this incest drama that profligately plays with the fairy tale genre.
An incurable sleeping sickness becomes an elusive yet expansive metaphor for Thailand's deep-rooted social and political ills in Apichatpong Weerasethakul's latest gently hypnotic cinematic enigma…