Sometimes you have to take the bull by the tail — which applies just as much to director Gabriel Mascaro's seemingly backward approach to "Neon Bull" as it does to the bizarre Brazilian rodeo scene…
"How we make sense of the mess of our lives and what it all means," is how the official synopsis describes the subject of fragmented Australian family drama "Looking for Grace."
It's not often that a director manages to follow his worst film with his best, but even if he weren't rebounding from "The Cobbler," Tom McCarthy would have a considerable achievement on his hands…
An archetypal tale of love, betrayal and revenge among swordplayers of South Korea’s Goryeo dynasty (918-1392), “Memories of the Sword” is a visually arresting but vacuous, instantly forgettable…
George Miller's "Mad Max: Fury Road" is a visionary action movie of truly uncommon grace, intelligence and detail-oriented craftsmanship. Camille Delamarre's "The Transporter Refueled" is absolutely…
"Retribution" is the kind of aggressive-sounding abstract noun that has served as the title for many a boilerplate thriller over the years, so it's by no means a misleading moniker for Spanish helmer…
Celia Rowlson-Hall has the body of a tomboy, the brain of a feminist and an imagination quite unlike anyone else.
A more traditional history-in-the-making approach than Sergei Loznitsa's "Maidan," this well-edited docu is hamstrung by its rose-tinted "the people united will never be defeated" p.o.v.
Majid Majidi, Iran's first foreign-language Oscar nominated helmer (for the 1997 "The Children Of Heaven") delivers his country's most expensive film to date,
In "Lolo," Julie Delpy's sixth and most brazenly commercial effort as a writer-director, the helmer plays an uptight Parisian sophisticate drawn into a long-term love affair with an earnest…
The unsentimental education of an African child soldier is captured with savage beauty and matter-of-fact horror in "Beasts of No Nation," a tough-minded, tough-viewing chronicle of a civil war as…