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.’
This latest rendition of 'Gulliver's Travels,' starring Jack Black, is one to cross off your list.
Sofia Coppola’s minutely observed ‘Somewhere’ examines the emptiness of Hollywood celebrity.
Mike Leigh’s film ‘Another Year’ offers an intimate portrait of the sadness of the middle class.
Starring Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams, 'Blue Valentine' plots the fault lines of a young couple's relationship as it slowly falls apart.
'All Good Things' is a love story and murder mystery, based on the story of a wealthy New York scion whose wife went missing.
A rich, moving, animated film, 'The Illusionist' draws from a script by Jacques Tati and has a haunting Chaplinesque feel. Not to be missed.
Jeff Bridges gives another nuanced performance as the one-eyed deputy marshal in this remake of the 1969 classic 'True Grit.'