A cross-country book tour is the backdrop for an engrossing doc about coping with the loss of a loved one.
delivers an emotionally engrossing directorial debut.
Director Felipe Mucci delivers a crime thriller that’s heavy on darkness but light on substance.
While effective at first, Khaled Ridgeway’s feature debut goes from dark comedy to conventional sappiness.
“Rough Night” meets a board game pitch gone awry in this memorable dark comedy.
From ’70s mob thrillers to docs that stretch their genre definitions, AFI Fest closes with some elegant entries.
Jonah Malek’s documentary proves captivating for divers and non-divers alike.
Justin Etheredge’s directorial debut Good is a flawed but frequently intriguing production.
Two stellar docs — one about the dangers of place, the other the flexibility of identity — screen at AFI Fest.
The latest cinematic attempt to understand one of comedy’s most tragic success stories celebrates its subject’s life until it can’t any longer.
Hao Wu’s fly-on-the-wall glimpse of China’s 76-day coronavirus lockdown is a startling portrait of resilience and helplessness.
Aubrey Plaza is outstanding in a surreal comedy-drama about artistic integrity.
Jesse Blanchard writes & directs an all-puppet horror comedy that slightly overstays its welcome, but is always fun.
Christine Molloy & Joe Lawlor’s subtly menacing thriller shows what happens when you ask questions you don’t really want answered.
Ruby Rose stars in a shameless rip-off of “Die Hard” that offers no thrills, no excitement & no fun.
Michelle Pfeiffer dominates Azazel Jacobs’ dry comedy about a formerly wealthy widow who travels to Paris for one last hurrah.
Yulene Olaizola presents a nightmarish thriller based on Central American folklore, but its opaqueness makes it hard to truly grasp.
Sarah Paulson is outstanding as usual in Aneesh Chaganty’s well-crafted suspense thriller that pits an overprotective parent against her suspicious teen.