Max Manus

Max Manus (2008) Directed by Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg Written by Thomas Nordseth-TillerStarring Aksel Hennie, Agnes Kittelsen, Nicolai CleveRun Time: 118 minutesIn Norwegian with English subtitles http://www.musicboxfilms.com/max-manus At San Francisco's Balboa Theatre April 8-15, 2011. Soon  ...

Heartbeats

Heartbeats (Les amours imaginaires) (2010) In French with English subtitlesWritten and directed by Xavier DolanStarring Monia Chokri, Niels Schneider, Xavier DolanMPAA Rating: Not RatedRun Time: 95 minutes http://www.lesamoursimaginaires.com   Montréal is home to the largest francophone cultural  ...

The Storm That Swept Mexico

Francisco "Pancho" Villa and his men The Storm That Swept Mexico Directed by Ray TellesProduced by Paradigm Productions and PBS International Featuring: Luis Valdez, Alex Saragoza, Barry Carr, Romana Falcón Run Time: 125 minutesMPAA Rating: Rated PG-13 http://stormthatsweptmexico.com/  ...

New Directors/New Films Festival in New York

Circumstance, one of the new films by new director Maryam Keshavarz New Directors/New Films: A Cinematic Rite of Passage Showcasing and celebrating the premier films of some of the world's most exciting and promising new director talent is  ...

Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune

Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune (2010) Written and directed by Kenneth BowserStarring: Joan Baez, Tom Hayden and Christopher HitchensRun Time: 97 minutesMPAA Rating: Not Rated http://firstrunfeatures.com/philochs/ "Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune," is a perceptive and  ...

The Lincoln Lawyer

The Lincoln Lawyer Directed by Brad FurmanStarring Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei, Ryan PhillippeRun Time: 119 minutes http://www.thelincolnlawyermovie.com/ Thrillers always make me feel stupid. Sure, I get it that when the detective/good cop/lawyer/Angelina Jolie-type walks into his or her  ...

Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre (2011) Directed by Cary FukunagaWritten by Moira BuffiniStarring: Mia Wasikowska, Michael Fassbender, Judi Dench, Jamie BellRun Time: 115 minutesMPAA Rating: Rated PG-13 http://www.focusfeatures.com/jane_eyre   Cary Fukunaga's new adaptation of Charlotte Brontë's "Jane Eyre" is simply  ...

When We Leave

When We Leave (Die Fremde) (2010) Directed by: Feo AladagStarring: Sibel Kekilli, Derya Alabora, Settar Tanriögen, Florian LukasMPAA Rating: Not RatedRun Time: 119 minutes in Turkish and German with English subtitles http://www.whenweleave.com/   When We Leave opens  ...

Of Gods and Men

Of Gods and Men Directed by Xavier BeauvoisActed by: Lambert Wilson, Michael Lonsdale, Jean-Marie Frin, Philippe Laudenbach, Xavier Maly, Jacques Herlin, Loïc Pichon, Olivier Rabourdin Running Time: 125 minutesMPAA Rating: Rated PG-13 http://www.sonyclassics.com/ofgodsandmen/ "We're like birds on a  ...

Nora’s Will

Nora's Will aka Five days Without Nora (Cinco días sin Nora) (2009) Written and directed by Mariana ChenilloStarring: Fernando Luján, Angelina Pelaez, Enrique Arreola, Ari Brickman, Juan Carlos Colombo, Marina de Tavira, Verónica LangerRun Time: 92 minutesIn Spanish  ...