Matthew McConaughey stars in “The Lincoln Lawyer” as an attorney who drives around Los Angeles ... in a Lincoln. It has nothing to do with the capital of Nebraska or the former president. While you're watching it, though, you'll wish it did.
Malaysian director Chiu Keng Guan's (周青元) second feature film, “Great Day” (天天好天) is a comedy about two uncles living in a retirement home in the middle of a paddy field.
Paul Giamatti doesn't spring right to mind as the guy to play the title character of Mordecai Richler's sardonically funny and bitterly sad novel “Barney's Version.”
There's been no shortage of film versions of “Jane Eyre,” Charlotte Bronte's classic tale of romance and woe.
An action-comedy set in 1920s China, “Let the Bullets Fly” (讓子彈飛) is a thinly-veiled attack on the corruption of local governments and an allegory of contemporary Chinese politics.
A marital drama starring actors Michelle Williams and Ryan Gosling, “Blue Valentine” is agonizing to watch yet relentlessly compelling, even illuminating, playing almost like a sober documentary rather than a narrative film.
“The King's Speech” is the kind of handsomely photographed, weighty-yet-uplifting period drama that seems to arrive amid great fanfare come awards time each year.