After a brief detour into narrative with 'Museum Hours,' underground filmmaker Jem Cohen returns to sonorous form with this 15-part collection of watchful, gloomy, abstractly personal and political episodic shorts.
This thin but inspirational documentary about creators turning dreams into reality by raising funds via online platforms like Kickstarter has a simple message: If you conceive it, and it is awesome, the crowdfunding will come.
A filmmaker hired to do a quick true-crime flick about a sordid Amanda Knox-like murder case prevaricates and ultimately gives up, much like the film itself, an unusually wan effort from Michael Winterbottom.
Devastating and disheartening, this bombshell-heavy Amy Berg exposé about rampant sexual abuse of child actors in the film industry should be required viewing for any parents thinking of sending their son or daughter off to Hollywood.
This stranger-than-fiction documentary, about a sheltered band of brothers who spent their lives watching and recreating movies in the public-housing apartment which their father forbade them to leave, leaves too many stones unturned.
In John Maclean’s stealthily strange western, a blissed-out Scottish teen journeys across the American high plains, circa 1870, in search of his lady love. Reality intrudes in the form of Michael Fassbender as his grizzled spirit guide.