More than just its gimmicky 59-minute 3D long shot, Bi Gan’s dreamlike drama is a delightfully challenging, exhilarating work of cinema.
Ralph Fiennes’ tale of real-life Russian dancer and defector Rudolph Nureyev is stylish enough but fails to slip deeply into its’ characters ballet flats.
Werner Herzog’s look at the Soviet Union’s last leader is fascinatingly apolitical, but lacks insight as a result.
David Robert Mitchell’s latest might just be reviled precisely because it prods at the solipsism of the film bros who tend to drag it.
Max Minghella’s directorial debut is a neon-dredged pop curio that features a one-note script that doesn’t exactly serve Elle Fanning’s game lead turn.
Chicago’s documentary film festival comes to a close with docs on the war in Ukraine and a cute little farm in SoCal.
Environmentalism, culture clash, and Satanism reign in Day 3 of Chicago’s doc festival.
Day 2 of Chicago’s documentary film festival displays films about iconic journalist Mike Wallace and the trials and tribulations of a family struggling to provide private EMT care in Mexico City.
Following the budding political careers of Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez and others, Rachel Lears presents a frequently-exciting doc about their rise to power.
Solid lead performances are little compensation for more feel-good “can’t we all just get along?” Oscar bait.
Alison Klayman delves deep into the disturbing nihilism of the Breitbart figure in this occasionally uneven, but compelling documentary.
While it’s long, languorous and more than a little dreamlike, László Nemes’ latest paints another sumptuous world of woe.
Recounting the tale of the men who hunted down Bonnie and Clyde, The Highwaymen is far too trite and hokey for its own good.
Our Sundance coverage wraps up with a triple feature of a 1980s art-school personal essay, a documentary from China, and a haunting child-soldier tale.
Day 6 of our Sundance coverage sees a wide gulf in quality, with a stunning doc about the Apollo 11 mission and a stunted dark corporate comedy.
Two insightful docs about the pitfalls of modern technology pair with a tepid Adam Driver-led political drama and Tim-and-Eric-style comedy at Sundance.
Day 4 of Sundance shows us a neon-lit social media nightmare in Share, as well as Dan Gilroy’s arch, uneven art world critique Velvet Buzzsaw.
New thrillers from Jennifer Kent and Babak Anvari highlight Day 3 of our Sundance coverage.