A documentary adaptation of Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway’s book takes on corporate forces attempting to discredit scientific evidence, but it’s just as singleminded in pursuing its own agenda.
Riley Stearns’ impressive first feature dramatizes the back-and-forth between a cult member (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) and the once-renowned expert (Leland Orser) hired to deprogram her.
Before Ang Lee was a well-known auteur, his breakthrough feature about an aging Taipei chef and his three grown daughters touched beautifully on themes that resurfaced later in The Ice Storm, Brokeback Mountain, and others.
Blaxploitation got its own vampire in a pair of films starring Shakespearean actor William Marshall.
During the same decade he was cast as James T. Kirk, William Shatner took some audacious (and often ill-advised) risks on the big screen, including this spaghetti Western, which casts him as mixed-race twin brothers.
From the frightmaster behind Jiro Dreams Of Sushi comes this been-there/resurrected-that horror retread about scientists who stumble onto a way to raise the dead.
A tragedy in a remote, chilly Maine town involving a bus driver and a neglected child recalls The Sweet Hereafter, but Lance Edmands’ well-acted debut feature has its own downbeat lyricism.
Set in Belfast during the Troubles, Yann Demange’s thrilling feature directorial debut stars Jack O’Connell as an inexperienced soldier who gets separated from his unit in a dangerous area, and has to fight his way back.
Will Smith and Margot Robbie play con artists in a breezy shell game of a movie from the writers of Bad Santa.
In this harrowing documentary about campus rape and colleges’ habit of covering it up, The Invisible War director Kirby Dick goes for shameless emotional manipulation.
Having the excellent telenovela adaptation Jane The Virgin on TV right now does no favors to Georgina Riedel’s more fitfully clever riff on the same subject, but the cast and East L.A. locale give it some flavor.
A deeply satisfying throwback to a period when Westerns came along every week, Kristian Levring’s old-fashioned oater casts Mads Mikkelsen as a homesteader out to avenge the black hats.
This troubling documentary follows Canadian martial-arts enthusiast Elliot “White Lightning” Scott as he works on his third no-budget fight film and leads a life that’s revealed to be a comprehensive lie.
The friendship between a documentary filmmaker and a teenage movie-lover with terminal cancer leads to an unsettling doc that strays far from its original mission.
David Cronenberg may not seem like the natural choice to direct a Hollywood satire, but his deeply flawed comedy about celebrity culture is uglier and more unsparing than others of its kind.
Liv Corfixen documents her husband Nicolas Winding Refn as he shoots the troubled Only God Forgives in Bangkok.
Writer-director-star Lawrence Michael Levine has crafted what initially appears to be another chatty New York art-indie, but it quickly develops into a smart, stylish, entertaining murder mystery.
A lifeguard’s rescue of a motocross racer leads to an eight-year love affair across two continents in Karim Aïnouz’s ambitious, three-part mix of narrative and avant-garde style.
In the chaos of the 1960s, when cultural and political revolutions were running rampant, Federico Fellini adapted Petronius’ long fictional work into a grotesque, erotic yet melancholy film that’s synonymous with word “excess.”