Strong CGI and an all-star cast fill a superbly mediocre family movie inspired by a real-life painting gorilla.
Channing Godfrey Peoples makes her debut with an emotional, inspiring tale of the complicated roads Black women must walk in America.
Miles Dolec’s low-budget thriller offers a horrifying dish to pass, but the ingredients are richer than the result.
The minds between Bob’s Burgers bring a goofy, well-crafted animated musical to Apple’s streaming service.
Apple TV+ brings some serious star power to an evocative miniseries about parents suspecting their son of murder.
Netflix leans more into unconventional family fare with a stylized, Roald Dahl-ian adventure more focused on gags than story.
The acclaimed Netflix sitcom finds new life on Pop, and the Alvarezes haven’t missed a step.
The writer/director sits down to talk about indie filmmaking, the importance of Asian-American voices, and putting her life story on film.
Aardman is back with another charming children’s romp in the Shaun the Sheep series.
Netflix’s adaptation of the Joe Hill comic series takes a while to get going, but hits a dark-fantasy stride by the end.
Matt Yoka’s documentary snaps a picture of a city — and a family — in transition.
Despite some strange tonal shifts, this warm family film has sweetness & heart.
The tear-jerking ’90s family drama gets a diverse, modern update, with a Latinx family struggling with deportation, DACA, and more.
Will Smith & Tom Holland lend their voices to an animated adventure that makes up in charm what it lacks in originality.
Irene Taylor Brodsky’s intimate look at her family’s relationship to deafness and music gives way to melodrama.
Willem Dafoe and some cute puppies aren’t enough to save this dull, overlong adventure.
Trey Edward Shults trots out every filmmaking trick in the book to spruce up an overly-novelistic family drama.
Today’s CIFF Dispatch looks at documentaries My Father and Me and The Human Factor, character drama Litigante and rape thriller Instinct.