Vince Giordano is a consummate showman leading his band, the Nighthawks, through decades of jazz music in this fun, but superficial, documentary.
A harrowing documentary on the evils behind the evils behind the child sex slavery industry, "The Wrong Light" is a must-see.
In this podcast Christopher Lloyd talks with old friend Ben Rock about how a guy known for "gross and disturbing" movies got a short into the life-affirming Heartland Film Festival.
“Occupy, Texas” is a family drama with just enough bite to keep it from being too saccharine.
A gorgeous-looking drama about an independent woman who returns to her South Dakota home in 1952 and finds an unexpected pull for the things she'd left behind.
A warm bowl of chicken soup for the soul, "Year by the Sea" sets up all of the beats you'd expect, then dutifully executes them.
A riveting documentary in which a leader in an anti-Semitic Hungarian right-wing political party discovers his Jewish heritage.
This drama set in the 1960s provides an interesting twist on the familiar tales of racism and integration.
A heartfelt but often predictable film about an awful stand-up comedian who takes a job as a counselor to psychiatric patients.
An unpleasant comedy that struggles to be dark as it looks at individuals who live in the world of competitive trivia.
A documentary that looks at California's juvenile justice system, its impact and three youths who are part of that system.
A moody, evocative potboiler that steadily builds a head of steam, “Hell or High Water” is sharp as a leather strap cracked against bare skin in the Texas sun.
Although rough around the edges, "Empty Space" is a coming-of-age film that meanders between moments both poignant and funny.