Put mildly, I found this film a complete waste of time.
An intriguing premise is pretty much squandered on a finale that’s derivative and underwhelming.
A smart script and some amazing acting keep this quirky philosophical movie running at a good pace.
Undertow should serve only to further cement David Gordon Green’s reputation as a young filmmaker.
No doubt about it, Innocence is a very impressive work, but I’m lefting wanting even more.
A haunting and ominous treatise on memory, space, death, and sin.
Of all of the films I saw at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, The Overture was easily the most sentimental and honest.
Like the classic French crime thrillers, Automne exudes coolness and atmosphere.
A Polish prison film that raises interesting questions about the law and morality in general.
House of Flying Daggers has moments of brilliance that are simply unmatched.
The film moves with such quiet grace and sublimity that I found myself completely arrested throughout.
If you’re looking for a way to pay respects to the memory of Leslie Cheung, you can certainly do far, far worse.
Guy Maddin has created a weird little movie with a golden heart.
Sugihara’s struggles feel wholly real and believable, which makes the film’s final scenes of reconciliation all the more rewarding and powerful.
Samurai Fiction is a loving, humorous — and incredibly stylish — parody/homage to the classic samurai films of yore.
A moody, atmospheric Indian film about a suicide bomber who starts having second thoughts about her mission.
There’s something rather Old Testament-y about this story to me, with its portrayal of vengeance, depravity, and forgiveness.
More finally confronting his accusers in the courtroom is as great a final showdown as you’ll ever see.
Watching this movie, I felt a great deal of sadness.