"The Guns, Man" might have been a more apt title for "The Gunman," given how much of Pierre Morel's latest passport-brandishing shoot-'em-up is dedicated to showcasing Sean Penn's unexpectedly ripped…
“Antigone” becomes a plea for pluralism in Ivo Van Hove's new staging. Teamed up with the French actress Juliette Binoche by London’s Barbican Center, the Belgian director turns Sophocles's tragedy…
Comedians are neurotically competitive and doing standup for a living can be brutal—with these basic takeaways, "Road Hard" would barely get past the starting gate if viewers had a "Stop me if you've…
As shocking as the films' virulent anti-Semitic, anti-British or anti-Polish sentiments is the expertise with which they are embedded into traditional entertainment genres.
In the matter of “Fish In the Dark,” the people have spoken. This outlandish comedy penned by Larry David, who also plays the lead role, opened with a stratospheric advance of $13.5 million and is…
About as appealing as day-old beer littered with cigarette butts, the abysmal caper drama "Kidnapping Mr. Heineken" is one of those godforsaken international coproductions made for all the right…
In its peripatetic way, "The King of Nerac" delivers a remarkably detailed exposition of the artistic process by one of its most fascinating practitioners -- British painter/sculptor David…
"The Returned" is, at least initially, an extremely faithful retelling of "Les Revenants" — much like "Gracepoint," Fox's adaptation of the British series "Broadchurch." Only here, the name of the…
An exciting example of Iranian independent filmmaking, one that gives hope for the future.
A sensitively lensed, femme-empowering docu about a fearless widow breaking down the male bastion of camel beauty pageants in Abu Dhabi.