With a quietly assured lead and a keen sense of rhythm, Jessie Barr’s debut feature announces the writer/director as a talent to watch.
Black cinema (and American cinema as a whole) hasn’t been the same since the release of Spike Lee’s revolutionary New York drama.
The writer/director sits down to talk about indie filmmaking, the importance of Asian-American voices, and putting her life story on film.
A sensitive, nuanced Chicago dramedy that dives into the emotional complexities of abortion.
Sam de Jong’s vibrant, raw indie offers an effortlessly dynamic showcase for its model-turned-actress star.
Portrait of a Lady on Fire’s Noémie Merlant gets sweet on a theme park ride in this charming, if conventionally quirky dramedy.
Sandwiched between a rough start and too tidy of an ending, Carlos López Estrada’s latest finds love in its large ensemble.
Time, ease, and the thrill of Americana rain down on Jim Jarmusch’s most intriguing early work, about a group of three escaped convicts.
Jim Jarmusch’s laidback anthology of fateful celebrity meetings lays bare the communal value of commodity.
Justin Long gets lost in a navel-gazing psychedelic stoner dramedy filled with sophomoric philosophizing.
New films by Julie Taymor, Dee Rees, and Justin Simien mix with fascinating new docs and debut features in our list of Sundance 2020 must-sees.
We look back at Jim Jarmusch’s film debut and the way its sense of experimentation ripples through the rest of his career.
We ring in 2020 by celebrating the birthday of independent cinema’s rockabilly godfather.
The director of the Sundance favorite discusses her coming-of-age tale Hala.
There’s a lot more nuance to be found in the discourse surrounding Marvel movies and arthouse cinema.
Upstream Color’s Shane Carruth stars in a haunting, atmospheric horror film about what lies beyond the pale.
Flavio Alves’ story of a trans immigrant in New York City may be rough around the edges, but it serves as important advocacy.
Jillian Bell whips her life into shape in a fitness-focused dramedy that largely sidesteps the pitfalls of inspiration porn.