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.
Ghost Dog: Way of the Samurai sees Jim Jarmusch integrating hip-hop atmosphere with samurai genre trappings to create a dorm-room favorite.
Makoto Shinkai’s followup to Your Name is another charming coming-of-age tale with a supernatural twist.
Justin Long gets lost in a navel-gazing psychedelic stoner dramedy filled with sophomoric philosophizing.
The third entry in the irreverent buddy-cop series looks at old versus new without coming to any real conclusion or purpose.
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.
A limp. microbudget Texas actioner that gives whole new meaning to the term “lone-star state.”
Ladj Ly’s feature debut mines neorealism to solid effect, but its contrivances prevent it from making a fully-realized social comment.
Who should win, who will win, and who was left out.
We look back at Jim Jarmusch’s film debut and the way its sense of experimentation ripples through the rest of his career.
Kristen Stewart battles a sinking sealab and aquatic beasties in this drab, but workable deep-sea thriller.
Tiffany Haddish, Rose Byrne and Salma Hayek glow up an otherwise-dire January comedy about fashion and friendship.
Sam Mendes’ WWI epic is an astounding technical achievement, but loses its soul on the way to razzle-dazzle.
Destin Daniel Cretton’s legal drama has its moments of impact and an impressive cast, but it’s far too lopsided to stick the landing.
We ring in 2020 by celebrating the birthday of independent cinema’s rockabilly godfather.
Nicolas Pesce’s 2020 extension of the Japanese horror franchise is maybe its most leaden, unscary entry yet.