Competent but disappointing treatment of Jackie Robinson and Branch Rickey breaking baseball's racial barrier in 1947.
Abu, Son of Adam (2011)
Set in southern India, this slow paced drama offers respite from horrific current events to present an ordinary Islamic couple who pursue their lifelong dream of going on Pilgrimage.
Winner of the 2012 Palme d'Or, Michael Haneke's Amour's tender treatment of an aging couple deserves attention. Actors Jean-Louis Trintignant and Emmanuelle Riva paint an unforgettable portrait of old age.
Side Effects (2013)
Soderbergh claims this is his last feature film. Time will tell, but this is not your typical Soderbergh film--it ties everything up far too neatly.
Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2011)
Forget Picasso. Werner Herzog shows us that some of the world's greatest artists painted true masterpieces 32,000 years ago!
Black Rain (1989)
Director Shohei Imamura deftly explores the aftermath of Hiroshima, examining the physical and psychological effects of radiation sickness on its survivors.
Robert Drew and associates breakthrough in 1960 by documenting the Wisconsin Presidential primary, a key for JFK's eventual victory... and the beginnings of cinema verite.