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.
Friday’s CIFF Dispatch talks up Harlem doc The Apollo, dark fairy tale Adoration, Guatemalan drama Our Mothers, and Minhal Baig’s coming-of-age story Hala.
This animated reboot of TV’s spookiest family plays its kid-friendly scares a bit too safe.
Hannah Pearl Utt tackles the timeless theme of family with a solid directorial debut.
Danish director Daniel Joseph Borgman’s coming of age drama is an uncomfortable story of abuse, mental illness, and escape.
Nickelodeon’s teenage live-action reboot of the beloved children’s show brings a strong central performance and oodles of adventure.
Culture clash and end-of-life issues collide in Lulu Wang’s scintillatingly heartfelt drama “based on an actual lie.”
Jim Gaffigan’s hangdog performance and an unexpectedly nuanced script elevate a stock comedy scenario into something genuinely thoughtful.
One of Hayao Miyazaki’s lighter, sentimental films is a celebration of ordinary life & parental love as seen through the eyes of a child.