Arash Es’haghi celebrates an unnamed farmer dancing his way to self-love in Iran.
Elegance Bratton’s documentary is a kaleidoscopic view of the unhoused queer youth of Chelsea Pier.
Stormmiguel Florez searches for queer folk in 1980s Albuquerque, and highlights the invisibility of queer Latinx culture.
This queer drama is rife with potential and strong performances, but squashes its promise with too-neat storytelling.
Beverly Glenn-Copeland’s life and music come to light in this illuminating doc about the cult avant-garde musician.
The queer-centered YouTube series gets compiled into a winsome feature that works best as a Queer Culture primer.
Mike Mossalam’s debut feature is a vibrant mosaic of Queer Arab Muslim-American life.
The story behind one of the most powerful feminist anthems of the ’70s gets a glossy treatment that ignores its grittier reality.
Kirsten Dunst and Gabrielle Union’s cheerful high-school comedy finds ways to pepper charming rivalry with digs at cultural theft.
Park chan-wook breaks up his tales of blood and vengeance with a bittersweet tale of the thin, romantic line between compassion and delusion.
Marc Munden’s adaptation of the Frances Hodgson Burnett novel is too myopic to fully bloom, but it has just enough flourishes to work.
Olympia Dukakis is given a warts-and-all portrait that highlights her tremendous power and the foibles of “no bullshit” Method acting.
With loss of control dressed up in nutty numerology, Joel Schumacher’s 2007 thriller is a flawed thematic tie-in to his other work.
Frank Miller’s adaptation of Arthurian legend is filled with sumptuous fantasy visuals, but there are gaps in the girl-power twist on the myth.
Peacock’s loose adaptation of Aldous Huxley’s classic looks nice, but is empty under the surface.
Hulu’s spinoff of Love, Simon has a shaky start, but ultimately offers value to queer youth searching for guidance.
Gus Van Sant’s queer Western was received with scorn by critics when it first came out, but its celebration of the abject deserves reconsideration.
Miles Dolec’s low-budget thriller offers a horrifying dish to pass, but the ingredients are richer than the result.