American Thief is an awkward combination of narrative fiction and documentary that serves neither style as well as a more focused film might have.
Belushi is extremely effective in bringing to life one of Hollywood’s legendary tragic figures, triumphs, flaws and all.
Minari, the story of a Korean family’s move to Arkansas in the 80s, is one of 2020’s finest films and a testament to star Steven Yeun’s talent.
Undine is a splendid fantasy love story that deftly uses mythology as a way to analyze the very city of Berlin.
I Carry You with Me blends narrative fiction and documentary aspects into the truly moving story of a gay immigrant couple.
Small Axe, a series of films depicting the London West Indian community in the 60s-80s, is on its way to standing as the greatest anthology film series ever.
Mogul Mowgli is an interesting look at the cultural conflicts faced by a British-Pakistani rapper, held back by some screenwriting flaws.
The Glorias utilizes an ineffective structure which prevents the film from properly contextualizing – and celebrating – a critical historical figure.
MLK/FBI is a stellar window into the FBI’s illegal surveillance of Martin Luther King Jr., and the society that tacitly blessed its tactics.
Lost in London thrives on the movie’s live broadcast gimmick, but fails to resonate as a “one crazy night” comedy or as a family drama.