Prisons are a popular subject for films nowadays, not surprising since more and more people are living behind bars -- 2.4 million in the United States.
Are we preoccupied with determining what's funny, and when and where it's appropriate to laugh?
Some of the films shown at New York's Tribeca Film Festival are receiving immediate theatrical release. Here's what to check out.
Once again the Tribeca Film Festival offers a wide array of thought-provoking cinema.
This film is the cinematic equivalent of a child slamming two plastic toy dinosaurs into one another.
"Tango" perpetuates that age-old Hollywood tradition of setting stories in the "exotic" Third World.
What does it mean to be a hero? What can we learn from our heroes? How shall we treat them?
Noam Chomsky's new film is a clear-eyed, easily accessible outline of how and why American idealism has been sabotaged.
Icelandic director Grímur Hákonarson has a small hit on his hands in his new film "Rams," starring two of his country's leading stage actors.
It has a number of genre conventions of the Western, though one could argue that the Romanian-set film should be called an "Eastern."