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 A-list ensemble elevates this humanity-rich drama.
Paul Saltzman does his best to stretch a few dozen images and seven days of memories into a full-length documentary.
Mary Wharton's well-paced documentary is an excellent primer on Carter and his presidency, seen from the angle of his links to musicians of all sorts.
The latest "Exhibition on Screen" installment abandons the formula that made its predecessors so entertaining and insightful.
Elizabeth Debicki, Donald Sutherland, Claes Bang, Mick Jagger collide in this sharp thriller about deception in the art world.
This art forgery documentary is akin to attending a cocktail party and hearing secondhand accounts about another, better cocktail party.
James Cromwell leads this so-so senior citizen dramedy.
Jamie Foxx and Joseph Gordon-Levitt can't save this superpowers flick.
This "documentary" on the importance of early childhood education is styled like a pharmaceutical commercial, crossed with a PowerPoint presentation.
Stellan Skarsgård has rarely been better than in this moving Swedish drama.
This biopic on the Canadian folk-pop artist wisely focuses on his personality and music rather than his career.
The latest Exhibition on Screen documentary is a compact and engaging class in the origin of Van Gogh’s unique vision and how to put his art in the context of his daily struggles.
This chronicle of the Chinese artist's 2014 Alcatraz installation is informative but plays like a DVD “behind the scenes” featurette.
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.