Hao Wu’s fly-on-the-wall glimpse of China’s 76-day coronavirus lockdown is a startling portrait of resilience and helplessness.
Sam Raimi trades scares for slapstick in the thin-but-entertaining third entry in the Evil Dead series.
A cursed Indian family and a musician undone by ambition end Blumhouse’s Amazon anthology on uneven footing.
Disney+ and Nat-Geo re-adapt the tale of the early days of the Space Race into a mature, grounded astronaut drama.
Blumhouse and Amazon Prime kick off their anthology series with a pair of intriguing domestic chillers.
For this spookiest of months, we run down the filmography of one of horror’s self-made maestros.
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.