The Edge of Love: This World War II-set biopic of Dylan Thomas (Matthew Rhys) and his wife (Keira Knightley) is too photographically mannered by half. Still, scenes of the young Thomas and friends lolling about are moving to anyone who ever was young and lolled about.
- Kenneth Burns
12: This masterpiece of contemporary Russian filmmaking focuses on a jury debating the fate of a Chechen man, a member of a socially ostracized ethnic minority. The film is morally substantial, intellectually riveting and almost indescribably poetic. - Marc Savlov