'Cold Weather' director Aaron Katz has a marvelous feel for the drizzly spaciousness of Portland, and the film has an unfussy, unforced pokiness that’s very pleasing.
Vladan Nikolic's 'Zenith' doesn't always work, but at least it has interesting ambitions, including some sort of parallel existence on interactive websites.
Director Don Roos has transformed the book 'Love and Other Impossible Pursuits' into a marital melodrama that resembles a Woody Allen movie but lacks humor.
The sole redeeming virtue of 'Waiting for Forever' is that it's not effective enough to make us buy its misguided point of view.
If the only real reason to see 'Avatar' was the 3-D effects, 'Sanctum' raises the opposite question: Does the 3-D add all that much to the experience?
'Biutiful' could almost stand as a parody of the pessimism of director Alejandro González Iñárritu.
The marvelous actress Jeon Do-yeon is the star of 'The Housemaid,' a deliciously perverse remake of the classic Korean thriller.
Oprah launched her documentary film club and Belafonte carries on his social activism full tilt at the Sundance Film Festival, which was abuzz with talk about the digital future of film as much as the indie films themselves.
'Every Day' has a fantastic cast but the story line of small disappointments and domestic dramas never really coalesces.
'Dhobi Ghat' ('Mumbai Diaries') is an amalgam of soap opera and street-level realism.
‘No Strings Attached’ takes up the old question of when does playing around slip into love.
Peter Weir’s 'The Way back' is a harrowing escape story of a gulag survivor.
'Rabbit Hole' explores the stark divide between two parents, played by Nicole Kidman and Aaron Eckhart, and how they negotiate grief over the death of their son.
In a lively adaptation of Mordecai Richler's book 'Barney's Version,' Paul Giamatti plays an incorrigible scamp who falls for the love of his life at his own wedding – among other escapades.
Vince Vaughn plays a man who discovers his best friend's wife is having an affair. Designed to be a comedy, 'The Dilemma,' starring Vince Vaughn, Kevin James and Jennifer Connelly, is more of a goofball melodrama with unfunny slapstick.
'The Green Hornet,' a feeble, humor-free action comedy about a masked crime fighter and his sidekick. Together they fight crime by posing as villains.
In 'Country Strong,' Gwyneth Paltrow charts the fall and shaky rise of a Faith Hill-style singer.
Claude Lanzmann's Holocaust documentary 'Shoah' ties together nine hours of oral history to haunting effect.
Through interviews and film clips, 'Phil Ochs: There But for Fortune' creates a complex and fascinating portrait of the counterculture folk singer.
Nicolas Cage leads some expendable stalwarts in a so-so ‘Season of the Witch.’