The second film from "She's Out of My League" director Jim Field Smith appeared to be more ambitious with a starry cast including Jennifer Garner and Olivia Wilde and a Black List script, but with heightened expectations, the butter carving comedy is only moderately amusing.
Picked up by Lionsgate and winner of multiple trophies at Fantastic Fest, "A Horrible Way to Die" director Adam Wingard's latest film about a home invasion gone horribly awry lives up to the hype and then some.
Featuring an extraordinary performance by Michael Shannon as a construction worker who sees the world falling apart around him, the sophomore film from "Shotgun Stories" writer/director Jeff Nichols is a natural wonder.
An avowed Lars von Trier hater comes to terms with the masterwork that's his latest as the director comes to terms with the end of the world.
The filmmakers behind the elegant, elegaic Toronto Film Fest documentary about a nursing home talk about taking on a subject few do.
The director of "Reprise" returns with the story of a man trying to escape his twenties with no clear future in a film that confirms a bright one for its filmmaker. While in Toronto, Trier spoke about filming in his hometown, the power of a closeup and the "strange things that happen" in life and movies.
The second collaboration between "The Messenger" writer/director Oren Moverman and Woody Harrelson results in the portrait of a disgraced cop who refuses to leave the department and ultimately, the minds of its audience.
The only thing sad about this funny and touching dramedy starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt as a 27-year-old struggling with his cancer prognosis is that it has to end.
The final third of the "Helvetica" director's trilogy of films about design is an exciting close to the series, which concentrates less on our individual connection to design in favor of contextualizing our communal responsibility to stay active in it.
Applying the spare style of "Elephant" and "Paranoid Park" to a mainstream love story, Gus Van Sant's latest feels disarmingly honest, even if it's to a reality that can only be found in the movies.