Though they only wrapped up four years ago, the "Twilight" movies already seem ancient history in pop culture terms. Ditto the memory of Taylor Lautner as an Oughties It Boy, that temporary career…
Like writer-director Bryan Bertino's prior "The Strangers," this is an admirably lean/mean execution of an elemental horror conceit.
Adam Irving's documentary profiles the man with Asperger's Syndrome who has repeatedly, competently, harmlessly--yet illegally--assumed control of New York City subway trains for decades.
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The greasepaint-by-numbers terror is often so laughably rote, not to mention so poorly written and acted, that some viewers will find considerable entertainment value here.
Goran Paskaljevic's first non-Serbian subject since the Irish "How Harry Became a Tree" fifteen years ago is a collaboration with Indian star/co-writer Victor Banerjee.
This arresting, ambivalent drama finds an aspiring Romanian journalist on ethically questionable turf as he working as a go-between for a foreign outlet.
Two veteran Canadian filmmakers meet in the middle with "Weirdos," which balances director Bruce McDonald's 80s indie-hipster sensibility and scenarist Daniel MacIvor's penchant for warmer, fuzzier…
The risk-taking confidence with which Dunn weaves in sardonic magical-realist elements, not to mention the film's unpredictable yet assured approaches to style and tone, make for an auspicious debut.
An astute mixture of multi-strand drama and murder mystery that engrosses for two solid hours--before collapsing into bathos.
But if the writer-director's physical canvas has gotten bigger here, his imagination is otherwise in somewhat reduced form. "
This respectable if somewhat monotonous drama won't be an easy sell to offshore audiences for whom avant-garde artist Wladyslaw Strzeminski is hardly a household name.