In her second film for Cairo Time director Ruba Nadda, Patricia Clarkson does what she can with the role of a recently widowed doctor who tends to a stranger (Scott Speedman) with a bullet wound.
Writer-director-star Ryan Piers Williams offers a Whitman’s sampler of romantic fizzlings in this uneven collection of vignettes, centered on lonelyhearts in New York.
A cast of lovable British actors—Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy, and others—try to rekindle the culture-clash comedy that made The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel a hit. But there’s little to clash over.
Zak Hilditch’s chilling pre-apocalypse movie considers the moral decisions made by a young Australian man in the 12 hours before the world is engulfed in flame.
A dark comedy considers life on the fringes of the American economy through the eyes of a character with the will, but not the wits, to scam his way to stability.
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.
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.
Though this Bulgarian melodrama has enough in common with the Dardenne brothers’ Two Days, One Night to look unflattering by comparison, its story of a middle-school English teacher trying to save her home has its own distinctions.
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.
Will Smith and Margot Robbie play con artists in a breezy shell game of a movie from the writers of Bad Santa.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.