This "origin story" is a somewhat mixed bag, but it's also an earnest and well-crafted attempt at franchise course-correction.
A largely satisfying adaptation of Stephen King's novella about unappeasable guilt triggered by the mortal sin of murder.
"Words don't describe what eyes have seen," we're told in "Memoir of Pain," esteemed French writer-director Emmanuel Finkiel's notably ambitious interpretation of Marguerite Duras's autobiographical…
The visa-motivated courtship of convenience has been the subject of many a romantic comedy, though when you consider the bleak reality of the situation, it's hardly a laughing matter.
Cinema was littered with tales of teenage mean girls well before Tina Fey put a tidy name to their ilk in 2004 — rarer, however, are stories that extend their reign of terror decades past the…
While you're watching it, Mehta's freely imagined biopic provides a fascinating Rorschach of a figure who is—unfortunately—truly a man for our times.
A likably ramshackle, seemingly semi-improvised "free adaptation" of co-scenarist/star Adrian Schiop's semi-autobiographical novel about his experiences in Bucharest's impoverished Roma slum.
Quite unlike anything else in the current Israeli cinema, this gripping, realist drama focuses on Israel's underclass, kids from blue collar, Sephardi families, beset with behavioral and attitude…
Turajlić's guide to the country's governance after the death of Tito up to the present day is her mother, Srbijanka Turajlić, a renowned pro-democracy activist and former Belgrade University…
Steeped in theatrics, fantasy and psychology, “The Seen and Unseen” is haunting in its evocation of the supernatural communion between twin siblings, as Indonesian writer-director Kamila Andini…
Jeremy Kagan’s gun-control drama "Shot" opens with a bullet piercing a man’s back. There’s a problem. The bang should be louder. So sound mixer Mark (Noah Wyle) hits rewind, and as the squib rushes…