Chloé Zhao presents another yearning, lyrical look at life on the margins, anchored by a profoundly moving Frances McDormand performance.
Spike Lee captures all the vibrancy and social import of Byrne’s rightly-acclaimed Broadway show.
The composer for Charlie Kaufman’s latest talks to us about dream ballets, the strangeness of small towns, and the business of film composing.
Claire Denis’ hypnotic masterpiece and two rough-and-ready Jules Dassin crime pics pepper this month’s Criterion releases.
Love bites like a parasite in a charming episode that finally locks in Lower Decks’ more refreshing stakes.
Niki Caro’s remake of the animated classic slots nicely into the Chinese war epic formula, but a bit of Disney magic gets lost in the mix.
Adam Rehmeier’s punk-rock indie romance takes a while to get out of first gear, but its charming leads are fun to spend time with.
The director’s sole English-language film to date is a simmering, occasionally empty exercise in Hitchcockian style.
Takeshi Kushida’s debut is a heartbreakingly dark love story about confidence and perception.
Quinn Armstrong’s debut is a clever riff on ’80s police training videos that sneaks in some earnest reflection on domestic violence.
Silly, goofy, and totally brain-dead, this South Korean zombie flick bears only a passing resemblance to its inventive forebear.
Boimler’s rule-following puts the ship in danger, and Mariner and Ransom compare battle scars on an alien planet.
One of cinema’s greatest pioneers receives a comprehensive, curatorial box set courtesy of The Criterion Collection.
Tak Sakaguchi slashes his way through nearly 600 bad guys in a single take, but the audience gets exhausted long before he does.
Martin Kraut’s debut pits two tortured male nurses against each other in a tale dripping with horror and unexpected queerness.
Christian Alvart’s remake of a 2014 Spanish thriller turns post-Wall German backwoods into a tense stage for murder and grit.
Kana Yamada’s stage adaptation Life: Untitled offers a glimpse into the lives of women on the margins of Japanese sex work.
Young men wade into the waters of Trump-era politics, showing a haunting, hopeful glimpse of our political future.