Soleil Moon Frye directs this bittersweet albeit breezy look back at the Hollywood teen stars of the ’90s, and their difficult road to now.
An interesting concept is wasted with shoddy special effects and indifferent performances.
Wong Kar-wai’s melancholy second feature hits harder in the face of current events.
Ephraim Asili’s Godard-inspired treatise on Black activism and community-building loses itself a bit in its artistic flair.
Radu Jude’s latest is as unsubtle as it is gripping, a strange tryptich about sex, justice, and communal madness.
Wong Kar-wai’s first film is a messy crime drama that nonetheless shows glimmers of his future genius.
Philip Seymour Hoffman does his best to lift up Richard Curtis’ (literally) queasy ode to ’60s boomer rock hits.
Elizabeth Lo directs a philosophical look at a dog’s place in the world, and among humans.
Jared Hess directs an uneven documentary on forgeries & a gruesome series of bombings committed within the Mormon community.
Amy Poehler directs a smart, insightful comedy about teen girls learning to embrace their power.
Danis Goulet’s sci-fi adventure intriguingly explores the systematic eradication of indigenous peoples through a Hunger Games lens, but falters when it leans too close to the conventions of that already-creaky genre.
Xavier Beauvois’ procedural offers intriguing day-in-the-life police work, despite an abrupt late-film shift into melodrama.
The avant-garde musician talks about his first foray into the world of feature film scoring, and the experimental, yearning score that followed.
Quentin Dupeiux’s convoluted dark comedy is both perplexing and entertaining.
While the script is almost entirely a retread of the original, an engaged and enthusiastic cast makes it worthwhile.
The latest trip to Bikini Bottom soaks the sea in garish CG animation and a creaky level of sentiment, but plenty of the show’s surreal delights remain.
Armie Hammer, Evangeline Lilly, Gary Oldman, and others tackle different facets of the drug trade in an enjoyable, if flawed, procedural.
Brea Grant writes and stars in a mostly-successful thriller about a woman trying to hold herself together as her world falls apart.