After paying elaborate tribute to Italian giallo horror films in his 2012 "Berberian Sound Studio," British director Peter Strickland applies much the same formula to the high-toned Euro…
A full quarter-century has passed since Nora Ephron deftly articulated the pitfalls of platonic friendship between men and women in "When Harry Met Sally ... " Yet if "Love, Rosie" is to be believed…
A peculiarly English current of terror -- agitated, eccentric and politely unspoken -- courses through "The Falling," an imperfect but alluring study of psychological contagion that marks an…
While Roberts doesn't have either the marketing budget or filmmaking resources to launch a full-blown counter-attack, he has shrewdly chosen a mass-media format in which to reach parents and mature…
With sets and costumes aiming for a vaguely '60s/'70s feel, "Lucky Stiff" onscreen is a very light black comedy in a broad, campy tenor.
The VHS homevideo format may have gone to its grave years ago, but the horror series of the same name lives on, delivering three playful, yet thoroughly disposable experiments in short-form p.o.v…
Alessandro Genovesi's laffer "Soap Opera," the Rome Fest opener, won't be slaying 'em in the aisles.
t's not always totally clear why protags are being allowed to videotape the situation by their captors, and pic sometimes cheats (albeit almost unnoticeably) on its own aesthetic premise. Still…
A serious-minded two-hour documentary consisting of wall-to-wall talking heads isn't the typical definition of stoner cinema.
There are no good guys in "John Wick," but there are some great actors working alongside Keanu Reeves in his darkest and most tormented role yet: a stunningly lethal contract killer who goes on a…