The tormented wanderings of a Georgian atheist malgre lui who founds "The Church of Christ without Christ" and then passes through his own peculiar passions. One of John Huston's very best films (it easily ranks with The Maltese Falcon and Treasure of The Sierra Madre), adapted with respect and care from Flannery O'Connor's great first novel.
A struggling actor (writer-director Zach Braff) tries to balance parenting responsibilities and career opportunities. Braff has an eye for observational humor, but his script feels reverse-engineered to manufacture iconic imagery. (K.J.)
Flamboyant barrister waxes eloquent and connives behind the scenes to acquit his client in a sensational murder trial. Based on Agatha Christie's short story and play, this has one of her fantastic triple-reverse climaxes an deluxe hamming by Laughton as the barrister.