Father is a gorgeously filmed, sensitively acted, and decidedly minimalist drama that overcomes a familiar screenplay by showcasing moments of quiet humanity.
The Legend of Hei is a gorgeously animated and exciting children’s adventure film, with enough surprises and endearing moments to make it worth a watch.
While Indonesian thriller Preman features compelling visuals, it unfortunately succumbs to a conventional story and unfocused tone.
While Poly Styrene: I am a Cliché is a sensitive expression of one of punk’s most idiosyncratic figures, it mostly ends up feeling standard and disconnected.
The Old School of Capitalism, from Zelimir Zilnik, offers intriguing and progressive political commentary in a gritty but unfortunately one-note narrative.
Land and Freedom is a tremendously moving, politically incisive masterwork from Ken Loach that examines the intricacies of revolutionary movements.
Prisoners of the Ghostland sees Nicolas Cage teaming up with Japanese iconoclast Sion Sono to deliver a ridiculous and bewildering action-adventure.
Vitalina Varela, Portuguese auteur Pedro Costa’s most recent film, is a haunting exploration of the struggles of living and a meditation on life’s mysteries.
499, directed by Rodrigo Reyes, is a hypnotic look at present-day Mexico through the lens of a conquistador, blending fact, fiction, and history.
Days (Rizi), the newest film from Tsai Ming-liang, challenges us to embrace stillness, ponder existence, and question the art of filmmaking itself.