Will Ferrell plays a millionaire convicted of fraud, and Kevin Hart plays the eccentric guru hired to prep him for San Quentin in a comedy that may or may not be offensive, but definitely isn’t particularly funny.
An outcast alien and an outcast human learn to overcome their differences in this second-tier DreamWorks production, which concerns perhaps the friendliest alien invasion in cinema history.
Loosely based on the real-life 1960 case of “The Beast Of Penha,” this Brazilian kidnapping drama starts with the abduction of a 6-year-old, but the breakneck pace abruptly slackens into a feature-length stalling tactic.
The globetrotting work of photographer Sabastião Salgado gets thoughtful consideration in a documentary co-directed by Wim Wenders and Salgado’s son.
Director Lone Scherfig and writer Laura Wade have expanded the latter’s play into harsh but unsubtle indictment of Oxford’s Bullingdon Club and the class resentment it inspires.
Real-life friends Jennifer Prediger and Jess Weixler write, direct, and star in this sweet-natured buddy comedy about New York underachievers who pack up and move to Los Angeles.
Larry Clark’s obsession with adolescent beauty and desire hasn’t changed a whit since his 1995 breakthrough Kids. The only big change in his uninspired new film is the Texas border-town location.
Director Eytan Fox (Yossi & Jagger), who has spent the last decade-plus chronicling gay life in modern Israel, returns with a winning confection about a group that attempts to represent the country in a Eurovision-like competition.
Controversial French writer Michel Houellebecq plays himself in this dry comedy about his kidnapping and interrogation by a band of bumbling bookish types.
Co-writer/director Dave Boyle spins a rare and thoughtfully orchestrated cinematic mystery on a low budget, but the dense plotting too often gets in the way of the film’s arresting mood.
Noah Baumbach’s latest comedy addresses the generational divide between a middle-aged documentary filmmaker (Ben Stiller) and the young upstart (Adam Driver) whose life both attracts and alienates him.
In May 2011, International Monetary Fund managing director Dominique Strauss-Kahn was accused of raping a Guinean maid in a New York hotel. The charges were dropped, but Abel Ferrara’s new film doesn’t let him off so easy.
The second in a franchise that kicked off with the flashy but muddled Divergent is much worse, delving even deeper into the poorly considered mythology of Veronica Roth’s hit young-adult book series.
Viggo Mortensen searches for his daughter in an increasingly nightmarish journey through 19th-century Patagonia.
Twilight hunk Taylor Lautner makes another failed attempt to gain a foothold in Hollywood, playing a bike messenger who learns parkour to dodge his debts to the Chinese mob.
From the director of Taken, this thriller attempts to give Sean Penn the bone-crunching second act of Liam Neeson, but the bulked-up star can’t summon the charisma to carry the grim action across.
An group of young strivers—played by Adam Brody, Wyatt Cenac, Danny Jacobs, and Josh Lawson—trek the length of Manhattan to commemorate the departure of one of their own in this insufferable indie.
In the disappointing directorial debut of Cars and Tangled screenwriter Dan Fogelman, Al Pacino leads a big-name cast as an aging rock superstar who struggles to find redemption in his personal and professional life.
A thoughtful second feature from the team behind Resolution uses the supernatural to explore intimate themes.
With beautiful, elliptical style, writer-director Anja Marquardt does what she can to undercut the expected outcome of a sex surrogate’s relationship with a client. But she can only keep the clichés in check for so long.