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…
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.
An amiable schnook attempts a little nastiness to assert his rights in the weakest of Gianni Di Gregorio's three features.
Students of Fassbinder's astonishing body of films won't find much that enhances their understanding, yet Thomsen's footage is more than mere scraps from a great career, and deserves inclusion in the…
A woman lives on the fringes of society with a pack of hounds in this observational study that appeals even as it indulges in arty cinema affectation.
There's so much good in the first half of "The Man from Oran" that the unfortunate slide into meller territory disappoints but doesn't wipe away the trenchant cynicism that comes before.
Intelligence, artificial or otherwise, is one of the major casualties of "Chappie," a robot-themed action movie that winds up feeling as clunky and cobbled-together as the childlike droid with which…
Though it's good to shake auds up with the potent combo of sex and disabilities, the pic sidelines the more interesting daughter-parent relationship while doing little to make the daughter-lover…