Czech director Václav Kadrnka’s "Little Crusader" may have been the first local production in 15 years to win the Crystal Globe for Best Film at Karlovy Vary this year, but in all other respects it’s…
"Fire" can be an oddly inappropriate verb for the act of terminating a person's employment: It implies a decision committed in heated fury, whereas frosty impersonality is so often closer to the mark.
An epic poem makes for echoingly sparse cinema — however vast the historical milieu — in "Little Crusader," a tight-lipped study in Medieval minimalism from talented Czech formalist Václav…
In more ways than one, the persistent ache of loss permeates "Birds Are Singing in Kigali," a broken-surfaced, broken-hearted reflection on the Rwandan genocide that marks a heartfelt swansong for…
Pastry dough is far from the only thing that requires — and duly receives — delicate handling in "The Cakemaker."
George Ovashvili's film takes an unusually, imprecisely poetic approach to historical fact as it recounts the last months in the life of former Georgian president Zviad Gamsakhurdia.
A Sahara-dry comedy of abject depression in Serbian suburbia that could play from certain angles as an entirely stern affair.
Saddled with an English-language title that evokes a dust-caked educational video for classroom use only, "Marie Curie: The Courage of Knowledge" doesn't have to clear a very high bar to be more…
Remember "Cop Out," 2010's less-than-momentous clash of the action-comic stylings of Bruce Willis and Tracy Morgan?
It's a situation that has flummoxed many a casual matchmaker. You have two single friends — both sweet, smart, eminently dateable people — whom you're determined to bring together.
In an evenly matched competition, guessing what Pedro Almodovar's jury will honor is even trickier than usual.