The director of "Maria Full of Grace" returns after seven years to helm this tense drama about a teen whose future is thrown into question when a generations-long blood feud in Albania is renewed.
The writer/director of the delightfully misanthropic comedy about warring siblings stuck in a holding pattern *and* a Honda Accord together talks about the road to his second feature, his generation's disinterest in historical context and the pleasure of having someone recite a laughline from something he made.
A documentary about the lifelong dedication of a Japanese master chef to his craft is nearly as expert in creating a film celebrating his legacy and asking which of his two sons will continue it.
A smartly-conceived exploration of female relationships and jealousy, this first feature makes for a tense, thought-provoking debut.
The director may not need to make that "Man From U.N.C.L.E." film after conquering the spy genre already with this entertaining action flick built around the female MMA star.