A documentary filmmaker struggling with a creative block meets a vibrant young hipster couple who, initially, bring new energy into his life and work.
In the wake of trauma and abuse, three Hasidic Jews face ostracism, anxiety and danger as they attempt to leave their ultra-Orthodox community.
First and foremost a heart-wrenching account of three lives, lost and scared and searching for repair.
The getaway driver in a botched robbery puts his skills and smarts to the test when he receives shocking orders from an unknown caller.
It's a grade-A B-movie that gets maximum mileage from a carefully calibrated mix of hardboiled neo-noir melodrama and high-velocity minimalism.
A farmer pens a confession admitting to his wife's murder, but her death is just the beginning of a macabre tale. Based on Stephen King's novella.
It doesn't take any shocking new twists, but musters just enough fresh polish to a classic scenario to make it worth one more ride.
In 1990, an aspiring German DJ moves to Ibiza, where he befriends a neighbor who fled there decades earlier and is hiding a mysterious past.
Restaurateur Michael Solomonov meets with Israeli cooks, vintners and writers to understand the country’s cuisine and its cultural complexities.
Grudges and rivalries abound as three adult siblings converge in New York to contend with their prickly artist father -- and his fading legacy.
One of the year's best movies.
NASCAR idol Ricky Bobby is at the top of his game until Formula One driver Jean Girard bests him on the track, sending him into a downward spiral.
Broad but not crude, dumb but not witless, clever but still snot-spittingly funny. Stupidly brilliant, in other words.
In the late 1970s two FBI agents expand criminal science by delving into the psychology of murder and getting uneasily close to all-too-real monsters.
There is an unshowy, meticulous cinematic quality that draws you in, irresistibly, to its pale-brown world of desk jobs and smoky cinemas.
While examining a young woman who has just murdered her husband and mother-in-law, a psychiatrist begins to reflect on her own marriage.
Made with the impressive visual mastery writer-director Yesim Ustaoglu is known for, it happily feels a bit less stretched-out and not so cluttered with arty, time-stopping shots that are an end in themselves in some of her movies.
A laid-back civil servant and wealthy video blogger struggle to make it as a modern couple amid strict Saudi social conventions.
One of the more pointedly political Middle Eastern films that have played the festival circuit recently.
Incessant sleepwalking, family drama and visions of a menacing 6-foot-tall, doomsday-prophesying rabbit plague a troubled teenager.
Kelly is a supple and courageous storyteller, boldly free-associating as he mixes parody and satire with earnest psychodrama and coming up with plot points no one could anticipate.
The Japanese government introduces a system whereby randomly chosen schoolchildren are taken to an island and forced to fight each other to the death.
Jerry develops a crush on Fiona but ends up killing her by accident. Luckily for Jerry, his suddenly verbal cat and dog are there to help.
A loopy, ghastly, funny, morbid and unforgettable 100 minutes
An ill-advised search for a serial killer known as the "Subway Butcher" leads an ambitious New York City photographer down a dark and dangerous path.
So thoroughly coated in over-the-top blood and guts that even veteran genre fans will likely be astounded.
When a virtuous high school student is sexually assaulted, she discovers that she has an unexpected line of defense: a toothed vagina.
Whether you view it as a primordial image from the collective unconscious or a practical warning against promiscuity, vagina dentata makes an indubitably memorable impression -- and an ideal premise for a tongue-in-cheek teen horror movie.