Shalini Kantayya’s documentary is a chilling primer on the ways technology reflects the flaws of the systems that create and use it.
Rob Ford & Maurice Holden’s new documentary series doesn’t go deep enough to do its rich story justice.
The sequel to 1992’s The Last Party sees Philip Seymour Hoffman reflects the polarized politics of 2020 through the 2000 race.
A cross-country book tour is the backdrop for an engrossing doc about coping with the loss of a loved one.
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.
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.
Gibney’s latest piece of docu-journalism is a sharp, but blinkered take Trump’s COVID-era failings.
Netflix’s newest reality show gets both turnt and insightful.
Ebs Burnough’s composite portrait of Truman Capote reveals all the melodrama and queasy class navigation that seeped into every pore of his queer being.
Jen Rainin’s documentary about famed lesbian magazine Curve is a welcome snapshot of queer lit history, in all the publication’s ups and downs.
Abel Ferrara serves up a moving, fun ode to a moviegoing experience we all miss, even if it ironically needs some focus.
Lazlo & Dylan Tonk’s documentary about Lady Galore is a technically proficient look at the title drag queen that comes up short.
Arash Es’haghi celebrates an unnamed farmer dancing his way to self-love in Iran.
Elegance Bratton’s documentary is a kaleidoscopic view of the unhoused queer youth of Chelsea Pier.
Stormmiguel Florez searches for queer folk in 1980s Albuquerque, and highlights the invisibility of queer Latinx culture.