A cross-country book tour is the backdrop for an engrossing doc about coping with the loss of a loved one.
delivers an emotionally engrossing directorial debut.
“Rough Night” meets a board game pitch gone awry in this memorable dark comedy.
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.
Justin Etheredge’s directorial debut Good is a flawed but frequently intriguing production.
Two stellar docs — one about the dangers of place, the other the flexibility of identity — screen at AFI Fest.
Hao Wu’s fly-on-the-wall glimpse of China’s 76-day coronavirus lockdown is a startling portrait of resilience and helplessness.
Aubrey Plaza is outstanding in a surreal comedy-drama about artistic integrity.
Christine Molloy & Joe Lawlor’s subtly menacing thriller shows what happens when you ask questions you don’t really want answered.
Michelle Pfeiffer dominates Azazel Jacobs’ dry comedy about a formerly wealthy widow who travels to Paris for one last hurrah.
Yulene Olaizola presents a nightmarish thriller based on Central American folklore, but its opaqueness makes it hard to truly grasp.
5 regional film festivals have joined forces to present an exciting roster of both new & classic horror: here’s what we’re most excited about.
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.
Jonathon Wysocki’s debut is a charming portrait of the sound and fury of queer middle-class teendom.
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.