When he went public with doping allegations last May, Russian whistle-blower Grigory Rodchenkov told a remarkable story. A long-serving chief of the country's anti-doping program, Rodchenkov confessed that, out of the same lab designed to nab cheaters, he'd also secretly been running a state-sponsored
Three romantic tales set in present-day Greece intersect in a surprising and satisfying way in writer-director-actor Christopher Papakaliatis’ masterful drama, “Worlds Apart.” It’s an often tender, affecting film that slowly creeps up on you — then completely takes hold. First up is the story of
A title card announces the year as 1347 as a young woman in a nun’s habit leads a donkey across an idyllic countryside. She passes through one verdant glen after another on her way back to a small convent, and when she and her sister nuns eventually speak, it is in a pitched contemporary upspeak.
Since Naoko Takeuchi’s manga debuted in 1991, the combination of slapstick comedy, breathless romance and female empowerment in “Sailor Moon” has resonated with girls around the world. Of the feature films in the long-running animated version, the 1993 “Sailor Moon R: The Movie,” which is being
Fair warning to fans of real-life American crimes: The horror movie “The Axe Murders of Villisca” isn’t really about what happened in small-town Iowa in 1912, when eight people were found hacked to death in a respectable family home. That incident is depicted throughout the film, but as the backdrop
The road to hell, the saying goes, is paved with the best of intentions, and that is very much the case with the complex art world conundrum explored in the lively, involving documentary “Saving Banksy.” At first glance, Banksy would seem to be the last person who would need any kind of saving.