Fanny Liatard and Jérémy Trouilh’s feature debut, Gagarine, is a beautifully told story about shattered dreams with magical realism attached to it.
Olivia Rodrigo: Driving Home 2 U (A Sour Film) goes through the writing process of the triple-platinum record while intertwining it with lovely live performances.
Umma is a tale of past generational trauma that is unfortunately bogged down by half-baked set pieces and horror clichés.
Jacqueline Lentzou’s directorial debut, Moon, 66 Questions, is a delicate revaluation of two lost souls, in this case, an estranged father and daughter.
Claire Denis’ Fire (Both Sides of the Blade) tells a pandemic adjacent story of a love triangle and the ripples of misguided and candid love.
All the Moons brings a more humanistic and delicate approach to vampirism in a story about mortality and how religion feeds on people’s fears.
Studio 666 has the Foo Fighters dealing with writer’s block while fighting demonic wraiths, in this rock n’ roll horror flick.
Hellbender (or H6LLB6ND6R) uses DIY horror aesthetics to deliver a hallucinogenic and bloody entertaining mother/daughter story revolving around witchcraft.
This Halloween 2018-esque revival of Texas Chainsaw Massacre marks the return of the face of Madness, Leatherface, with his chainsaw, malice, and pure filth. “Who will survive, and what will be left of them?”
Josephine Decker adapts Jandy Nelson’s young adult novel The Sky is Everywhere with its quips and trinkets attached, for better or worse (mainly for the latter).