Portrait of a Lady on Fire’s Noémie Merlant gets sweet on a theme park ride in this charming, if conventionally quirky dramedy.
A solid first half and great work from Andrea Riseborough aren’t quite enough to make up for Zeina Durra’s Egyptian indie.
Part deadpan comedy, part drama, and part neo-noir, Jim Jarmusch’s 2005 indie remains one of his most textured—and one of his most approachable.
Amazon Prime’s girl scout comedy wastes its cast and period setting to make for an involving, generically cute indie.
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.
Jack Henry Robbins directs a charmingly off-beat feature that combines Millennial absurdist humor with tenderhearted 80s nostalgia.
We look back at Jim Jarmusch’s film debut and the way its sense of experimentation ripples through the rest of his career.
A look at how a sparsely plotted, low budget comedy changed the face of indie arthouse cinema.
We ring in 2020 by celebrating the birthday of independent cinema’s rockabilly godfather.
Despite getting off on the wrong foot, Sam Mendes’s oft-forgotten dramedy remains a salient look at 2000s anxieties as often seen onscreen.
The director of the Sundance favorite discusses her coming-of-age tale Hala.
Seahorse, The First Rainbow Coalition, and debut feature The Vast of Night highlight our last day of CIFF capsule reviews.
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.
Hannah Pearl Utt tackles the timeless theme of family with a solid directorial debut.