Though cinematographer Reed Morano shows some directing chops, the Blake Lively thriller is uneven in style & tone.
Emerald Fennell’s feature debut may be flawed, but it’s an empathetic portrayal of rage, anguish, and black comedy.
Cedric Cheung-Lau’s super slow burn overdoes itself at points, but it finds its beauty—and then finds it again.
Matt Yoka’s documentary snaps a picture of a city — and a family — in transition.
Brandon Cronenberg’s second feature is a po-faced collection of genre tropes that wastes its cast and a modest sense of style.
Eugene Kotlyarenko’s satire about a rideshare driver who murders for online fame lacks the bite or nuance its premise deserves.
Eliza Hittman’s tender tale of a teenage girl seeking an abortion is about far more than its description would suggest.
Portrait of a Lady on Fire’s Noémie Merlant gets sweet on a theme park ride in this charming, if conventionally quirky dramedy.
Janicza Bravo’s retelling of the 2015 viral Twitter thread boasts great performances and surprisingly solid filmmaking, even if it ends on a shrug.
Pablo Larraín’s neon-caked tale of a tattered family is ambitious if uneven eye candy that’s bound to get audiences talking.
A solid first half and great work from Andrea Riseborough aren’t quite enough to make up for Zeina Durra’s Egyptian indie.
Benjamin Ree documents the budding, murky friendship between a painter and the man who stole her painting.
Sandwiched between a rough start and too tidy of an ending, Carlos López Estrada’s latest finds love in its large ensemble.
Beniamino Barrese’s new doc is an intriguing dichotomy that lacks enough self-awareness and comprehension of its themes.
Richard Stanley makes his feature directing return with a can’t-miss combination of Nicolas Cage and H.P. Lovecraft.
Part deadpan comedy, part drama, and part neo-noir, Jim Jarmusch’s 2005 indie remains one of his most textured—and one of his most approachable.
Amazon Prime’s girl scout comedy wastes its cast and period setting to make for an involving, generically cute indie.
Time, ease, and the thrill of Americana rain down on Jim Jarmusch’s most intriguing early work, about a group of three escaped convicts.