Leave it to the French to make an earnest movie dramatizing the struggle for LGBTQ equality over the past four decades and to make the main character a bit of a jerk. Victor, who’s 17 at the start of this three-part film and 49 at the end, has a temper, holds a grudge and often […]
An informative bio-doc of America’s most beloved jazz singer.
A gripping and unpredictable German drama, set in the world of classical music.
A young woman resists the murderous repression of Islamic extremists in this so-so drama.
A look at the strange, evolving relationship between Czech artist Barbora Kysilkova and Norwegian career criminal Karl-Bertil Nordland, who helped steal two of Kysilkova’s paintings from a gallery in Oslo.
Simple, sentimental pleasures await in this story of rival military officers' wives who start a singing club.
With expert commentary, the artist’s correspondence in voiceover by Brian Cox and lovely travel photography, this documentary is a complete package for art lovers.
An engaging blend of densely packed history, countless interviews and soaring performances, all grounded in the Big Easy’s musical traditions.
The early-'90s Biosphere 2 experiment is detailed in Matt Wolf's generally informative documentary.
The latest Exhibition on Screen documentary profiles the eccentric artist.
This clip show from filmmaker Brett Story is more of a shapeless idea than a coherent documentary.
Brian Cox and an all-star cast bring life to this otherwise tepid father-son-grandbaby reunion movie set in San Francisco.
The second film to tell this amazing and true East German escape story is consistently entertaining and adheres largely to the facts.
This charming, keenly observed French comedy is about two lonely people who might be the cure for one another’s melancholy — if only they would meet.
This comedy about an insecure gay man dating a lonely straight woman maintains its clever, entertaining tone to the end and doesn’t let its provocative sexual politics spoil the fun.
This love letter to the people who love books is also a fun virtual tour of shops, expositions and apartments overflowing with the printed word.
Two equally uninteresting storylines, one in a girls school, one in Haiti 60 years ago, eventually collide in an incoherent finale.
The gerrymandering documentary is a worth and informative effort.
Superb performances by Liam Neeson and Lesley Manville create a familiar portrait of a long-term couple, but their isolation limits the movie’s achievement.
Anne Dagg has been labeled the “Jane Goodall of giraffe research,” but her story is in many ways the more remarkable one.
Alex Gibney's slick and entertaining documentary traces the rise of Russian oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky and his eventual (and ongoing) clash with Vladimir Putin.