Jehane Noujaim's "The Square" is a riveting, eye-opening experience, told with empathy and immediacy.
By keeping their goals modest they’ve given us a pleasant-enough romantic comedy.
The futuristic setting of the piece is beautifully realized, but it’s the emotional quotient that dominates and drives the film.
Though it's taken twenty-some years to reach the screen, "Dallas Buyer's Club" has been made with such care and commitment that I’d say it’s been worth the wait.
Director Jon Turteltaub and screenwriter Dan Fogelman have upped their game here, with four gifted actors at their command.
This is not a slickly packaged reality-show experience. Through the filmmakers, Shasta Grenier and Sabrina Lee, we become witnesses to an evolutionary process.
Writer-director Wladyslaw Pasikowski has structured "Aftermath" like a mystery; revealing itself one layer at a time.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the formation of a Casting Directors’ branch, just as Tom Donahue’s outstanding documentary "Casting By" is building an audience.
The actors in "The Counselor" are speaking English, but I still couldn’t understand a lot of what they said. That’s because the screenplay, by esteemed novelist Cormac McCarthy, is so dense it’s incomprehensible at times.
The gifted Chiwitel Ejiofor is a perfect choice to play the confident Northerner whose freedom and dignity are cruelly stripped away when he is sold into slavery in the 1840s.