Using the Manson Family two years before the Tate-LaBianca murders as a portal into 1960s counterculture, "Aquarius" is actually pretty groovy — a bit like a poor man's "LA Confidential" in its…
A sobering social-issue movie set in a milieu so different from our own that it practically feels like science fiction, Jose Luis Rugeles' "Alias Maria" embeds audiences among a group of Colombian…
The kids are not all right in "The Here After," a cold, controlled, minimalist drama about the aftermath of a crime committed by a teen in contempo rural Sweden.
Having wrapped his Texas trilogy — "The Passage," "Low Tide" and "Stop the Pounding Heart" — Italian chronicler of the American margins Roberto Minervini heads next door to Louisiana, where he finds…
Some bigscreen love stories leave you wondering what the central couple saw in each other in the first place, but not "Two Friends."
When a certain school of social realism is dutifully imitated, what degree of authenticity remains? That's a question prompted by Laurent Lariviere's diverting but derivative debut feature.
"Masaan" is a heartfelt yet overambitious tale of class and gender inequality in contempo India, in which debuting helmer Neeraj Ghaywan can't overcome script and editing weaknesses.
As the shortest, sharpest and most stormily violent of William Shakespeare's tragedies, "Macbeth" may be the most readily cinematic.
A handsomely shot, classically told tale of an Ethiopian boy left in the care of relations and struggling in his new surroundings.
Any animated feature screening in Cannes in the wake of Pixar's universally adored "Inside Out" was bound to seem like an anticlimax.