Forty years ago, two movies rewrote the rules for science fiction. The first, of course, was 1977's "Star Wars," which made every child dream of space, introducing cuddly, nonsense-spouting aliens…
A charmingly intimate portrait that ultimately assumes epic-journey proportions.
An uneven comedy-adventure about a fictional 15th century Korean king and his faithful assistant who form a Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson-type detective team, "The King's Case Note" is at least a…
This look at the extravagant pastimes of Qatari sheikhs one sportive desert weekend simply asks us to gawk at the often-bizarre contrasts on display, with all context and explanation off the menu.
A Warsaw teenager is stuck pulling the entire weight of a household encompassing one useless parent and one special-needs sibling.
Somewhere between "Jackass" and "Faces of Death" lies the queasy allure of "The Road Movie."
If Hollywood were a character in one of its own movies, it would be the wild-eyed doomsayer wearing a sandwich board that reads, "THE END IS NIGH!" How else to interpret the astonishing number of…
As the Hollywood casting search for a new, rebooted Lisbeth Salander starts up again, spare a thought for poor Noomi Rapace.
"Illicit" begins, believe it or not, with a title card offering the dictionary definition of its title, which may or may not speak volumes about just how slow on the uptake filmmaker Corey Grant…
As far as late-career ruts go, Claude Lelouch has carved out one of the most comfortable, reliably crafting languid, tonally unpredictable slices of haute-bourgeois French life like a more anarchic…
Its precise style is both the source of its unnerving power and the reason for its occasional inertia.