Mati Diop’s expansion of her documentary short is a scifi-tinged genre experiment that admirably swings for the fences, even if it doesn’t land with complete success.
Following up I, Daniel Blake with another grim drama about English poverty, Ken Loach spits venom about the dark side of capitalism to mixed results.
Arnaud Desplechin shifts gears with an all-too-straightforward cop drama mired in cliche.
The off-kilter French-Canadian auteur returns with a resonant if overlong drama that ends just a bit too messily.
Despite its intent, racism with a laugh track falls flat in the current political climate.
James Gunn produces a lean, mean, messy genre exercise that supposes Superman was more Damien than Clark Kent.
Antoine Fuqua’s HBO doc about the greatest fighter of all time is an intriguing, if uneven, dive into the man behind the myth.
Eric Khoo’s film on food, family, and culture isn’t always strong on plot but is ultimately satisfying.
Amazon’s adaptation of the Neil Gaiman/Terry Pratchett novel is an unwieldy but charming tale of finding love in the darkest places.
Divisive though it (and the final season) may have been, Game of Thrones’ final episode course-corrects in some satisfying ways.
One of Miyazaki’s most enduring classics, Princess Mononoke addresses the concepts of violence and hatred in a way young viewers can understand.
The latest film from the French master is a piercing look at the state of publishing and mass media wrapped up in relationship drama.
Remembering the cult hit that combined timeless themes of love and vengeance with grungy goth style.
Porco Rosso is yet another swashbuckling adventure in the grand tradition of Hayao Miyazaki, a high-flying caper about a flying pig who’s also a sea pirate.
The latest entry in this unlikely franchise about an endlessly reincarnating dog is as treacly as it is exhausting.
Kenneth Branagh furthers his adoration for William Shakespeare by directing and starring in this free-wheeling biopic of the Bard’s final years.
The Nine-Nine thwarts their latest administrative antagonist with the help of three previous ones in the season six finale.
We speak to the director and writer/star of Chicago Critics Film Festival’s opening night film about the disturbing timeliness of their Chicago-set drama.