Roald Dahl's book 'Fantastic Mr. Fox' is turned into sophisticated puppetry complete with in-jokes and clever dialogue.
In this Chilean film, Raquel's brooding after decades of service reveals a complex character and a deep-set sadness.
A 3-D animated take on Charles Dickens's classic story, with Jim Carrey voicing Scrooge – and the Ghosts.
Sixteen-year-old Precious – illiterate, overweight, and pregnant again – is a study in quiet courage despite her nightmarish family life.
George Clooney and Jeff Bridges star in this goofy comedy about a battalion of psychic soldiers perfecting their craft.
The true story of a dark-skinned girl born to white Afrikaner parents in apartheid-torn South Africa.
Documentary captures the lifework of Julius Shulman, the celebrated photographer of modernist architecture.
Using clever hoaxes, the two activists use their hilarious pranks to skewer corporate fat-cats.
A rare behind-the-scenes look at a master entertainer, his perfectionism and prowess.
Mobile, open-air movie theaters pop up across the country.
Uma Thurman plays a harried urban parent in this light comedy.
Biopic of Earhart's rise to fame is such a smooth ride the film lacks spark and edge.
A couple confronts the death of their child in this visceral horror movie that shocks without saying much.
Gem of a documentary tracks the hard life of salt workers on a bleak Venezuelan peninsula in the late 1950s.
Web-only feature film made by fans and several Star Trek actors honors the TV series' enduring appeal.
Debate on definition surges as the hard-boiled genre revives.
The Monitor's critic sorts through what he sat through this year.
The annual indie film festival is proving a tough sell for moviemakers as the economy craters and distribution channels shrink.
Despite wobbly economy, marketing blitz to influence Oscar votes is in full force.
On the 20th anniversary, film festival honors Eastern bloc movies made in the decade before the Berlin Wall's demise.