'Greta', inspired by the famous performance by Garbo in 'The Grand Hotel,' shares its inspiration's lifeless quality.
'The Awakening of the Ants' subtly critiques Costa Rican gender relations through one woman's personal change.
A quiet bereavement drama with international overtones, The Day After I’m Gone uses the theme of suicide as a metaphor for the state of Israel. Slowly...
'Far From Us', now premiering at the Berlinale Forum Section, is a truly life-draining cinematic experience.
The perils of always trying to do the right thing are brutally examined in Retrospekt, a domestic violence drama with shades of John Cassavetes. Taking morally tricky...
'The Shadow Play' is film noir filtered through 'Goodfellas,' a remarkable re-imagining of the epic crime drama.
Tracing gender structures from the womb to marriage, Normal shines a light on how gender is constantly reinforced in modern Italian society. Taking a panoramic view...
'Divine Love' is as sexually graphic as it is aesthetically pleasing, yet it has little substance beneath surface thrills.
'Monos' is a dross take on 'Lord of the Flies' that starts poorly and gets progressively worse. Almost completely unwatchable.
Alexander Zolotukhin's debut film, 'A Russian Youth,' melds music and image in a unique way. It doesn't all work, but makes for fascinating cinema.