December 5, 2013 The Israeli drama S#x Acts digs deep into issues of sex and consent when a teenage girl, looking for the approval and acceptance of her peers, entertains the attentions of various boys. (Recommended)
November 28, 2013 The documentary follows the life, career and recent re-emergence of musician and riot grrrl, Kathleen Hanna, from her beginnings with Bikini Kill to her latest venture, The Julie Ruin.
November 21, 2013 Bettie Page Reveals All explores the life and lasting legacy of the 1950s pinup queen. The documentary features interviews from Page's friends, fans, lovers — and the sensation herself, interviewed just before her death.
November 14, 2013 In this Italian drama, co-written and directed by Paolo Sorrentino (Il Divo), an aging writer reflects on his long-lost youth and innocence amid the opulence and fantasy of the modern city. (Recommended)
November 7, 2013 In 2008, documentarian Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side) started a film about Lance Armstrong's comeback. When the bike racer at last confessed to doping, The Armstrong Lie ended up as a chronicle of his fall from grace.
October 25, 2013 The corporate thriller, from director Costa-Gavras (Z), is based the 2008 banking crisis and follows a French banker (Gad Elmaleh) as he navigates the world of international finance and intrigue. (Recommended)
October 17, 2013 The film, from Margin Call director J.C. Chandor, features a forceful performance from Robert Redford as a man stranded alone in the Indian Ocean, battling against nature and struggling to survive. (Recommended)
October 10, 2013 The black-and-white indie thriller is about a trip to one of earth's happiest places ... that goes thoroughly wrong. The movie, from first-time director Randy Moore, was filmed in Disney parks without permission — which isn't nearly enough of a gimmick to redeem the end result.
October 3, 2013 Parkland, from writer-director Peter Landesman, follows people caught up in the drama around the John F. Kennedy assassination, including hospital staff, the Secret Service and the Oswald family. Zac Efron, Marcia Gay Harden, Billy Bob Thornton and Paul Giamatti star.
September 26, 2013 The film, a romantic drama from Israeli director Michael Mayer, follows two men, one an Israeli lawyer and the other a Palestinian student, as they fall in love and subsequently become entangled in their region's conflict.
September 19, 2013 In Enough Said, a divorced empty-nester mom takes a second run at romance with a seemingly perfect man. Julia Louis-Dreyfus and James Gandolfini — who died in June — star in this baby boomer romance from writer-director Nicole Holofcener.
September 12, 2013 Documentarian Jamie Meltzer tells the story of the onetime leftist, who turned FBI informant — with a little help from Darby himself. (Recommended)
September 6, 2013 Director Lynn Shelton (Humpday) reunites with Your Sister's Sister co-star Rosemarie DeWitt for the tale of a Seattle massage therapist who develops a sudden aversion to touching people. Josh Pais, Ellen Page and Allison Janney round out the cast.
September 5, 2013 Adapted by scripter Christopher Hampton from a Doris Lessing novella, the sand-and-surfy soap Adore centers on two Aussie friends (Robin Wright, Naomi Watts) who get into all kinds of trouble with each other's adolescent sons. Critic Ella Taylor says ... well, she pretty much says "Harrumph."
August 28, 2013 Two former lovers find themselves on an accused terrorist's legal team in a surveillance-state thriller that goes a little too far to be credible — at least, that is, if it's really meant as a caution against the excesses of a security-obsessed Establishment.