Like Ficarra and Requa’s 2011 comedy Crazy Stupid Love, Focus begins promisingly and bops along enjoyably for a while, only to run out of steam…
What happens to a marriage once the early ardor cools? That's the central question in this likable drama starring Mathieu Amalric and Emmanuelle Devos as a husband and wife at a crossroads.
Paul Thomas Anderson's adaptation of Thomas Pynchon's counterculture fable is a gorgeous, goofy, mysterious film.
In this searing yet compassionate documentary, volunteer doctors provide medical assistant to poor residents of rural Tennessee.
Nicolas Cage stars in a Paul Schrader film that seems to want to be an allegory about the War on Terror.
The "Ida" panel discussion at Columbia University.
An interview with Jürgen Fauth, longtime film critic for About.com, and author of the anthology "Raves."
It's good enough to move the story along, but no more than that. It has a good heart, exemplified by its inspiring heroine. If only it had poetry, or some sort of edge.
Director Amir Bar-Lev doesn't push the irony. He doesn't push anything, really. He just recounts the whole sordid story of the Penn State football scandal again, then draws, or tries to draw, some lessons from it.
This story of two Olympic wrestler brothers (Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo) and their rich and twisted patron (Steve Carell) is lovely and grim, and parts of it don't quite work.
This documentary about the career of Richard Linklater is a bit too superficial to have an impact, but it contains many astute observations, and will intrigue the director's fans.