Ticket to Paradise?
Palestinian director Hany Abu-Assad's new film—fictional, but true to life—follows the journey of two young suicide bombers. What motivates them? Abu-Assad says it may be more than meets the eye.
Top Ten Movies from Asia
From hilarious comedies to poignant—even heartbreaking—stories about culture and society, here's one critic's list of Asian movies worth watching.
Top Ten Movies from the Middle East
In a time when so many images from this part of the world remind us of war, two of our critics list ten outstanding films from the area that give us a better understanding of its people.
Brian Dannelly, writer/director of Saved!, says he's getting all kinds of reactions—good and bad—from Christians regarding his controversial new film about life in a Baptist high school.
Top Ten Movies from the Rest of the World
Previous articles in this series looked at the best films from Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Here's the best of the rest of the planet, as chosen by two of our critics.
Teens Dig Donnie Darko
The film bombed in its 2001 release, but caught on as a cult favorite among teens and young adults, and is now being re-released to theaters. We asked several students what they like about the movie.
Catching the Spirit
That's how rookie director Darren Grant describes part of the experience of filming Diary of a Mad Black Woman, which opened last week.
A Real Monster Movie
Deliver Us From Evil documents the case of a notorious pedophile priest, who molested more than two dozen children before going to jail. We talked to the director about the making of the film.