John Hughes meets David Lynch in an uneven black comedy/thriller/musical about yet another small town full of dark secrets.
The director of House of Flying Daggers and Hero drains the color from a Shakespearean take of double identities to crisply symbolic effect.
Zhou Shengwei turns shoes into symbols for the systemic oppression of women in capitalist systems in this dizzying, expressionistic experiment.
Keiichi Hara’s candy-colored fairy tale is certainly a feast for the eyes, even if its story is skin deep.
The horror comedy tackles sexual repression amidst plenty of penis gore.
The latest in the horror-comedy franchise is a cynical, half-hearted dud.
Elijah Wood has a rough few days in Ant Timpson’s directorial feature debut.
Abe Forsythe’s Aussie horror comedy strands a school field trip in the middle of a zombie apocalypse, to delightful results.
Ulaa Salim’s tense, complex political thriller shines a light on the very modern terrors of far-right nationalism, and the radical violence that rises in response.
Jesse Eisenberg is a twerp falling down the toxic-masculinity rabbit hole in Riley Stearns’ insightful black comedy.
Fantasia kicks off its opening night with an atmospheric, if slightly subdued, entry in the Ringu series.
From sex demons to labyrinthine suburbs to blood-soaked dads, Fantasia Fest 2019 has a huge crop of genre film offerings we’re looking forward to.
Jessica Hausner’s sci-fi yarn about plants that emit happy drugs doesn’t branch out as widely as one would like.
Céline Sciamma’s queer period romance is an intimate visual feast, filled with uncanny empathy and admirable aesthetics.
As self-reflective as it is starkly modernist, Pedro Almodóvar’s latest is navel gazing at its finest.
Lee Won-Tae piles on the cheese in this pulpy gangster thriller that rewards mightily, if you’re in the right mood.
Larisa Sadilova’s probing drama highlights small-town Russian culture through an opaque lens.
It takes some doing to make a movie about a talking fridge boring, but by gum, Benoît Forgeard’s messy comedy manages to pull it off.