Set in 1942 Tunis, 'The Wedding Song' peers into world of adolescent love and fear.
Roald Dahl's book 'Fantastic Mr. Fox' is turned into sophisticated puppetry complete with in-jokes and clever dialogue.
'2012' is a disaster movie that delivers every destructive scenario you could hope for – and a few more.
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.