Through a revenge film medium and a dream-like visual feast, She Will entrancingly showcases how the past lingers in the ether and earth, both as a curse and gift.
Fair Game provokes and entertains, as well as alluding to Grindhouse classics, thanks to its jolty performances and thrilling sequences.
Minions: The Rise of Gru delivers precisely what one would expect, for better or worse – mindless plot strands with chaotic slapstick sequences.
Rubikon sparks up exciting ideas about morality and mortality amidst a probable “suicide mission,” but falters as it transgresses.
Marcel the Shell with the Shoes On is concise and charming with DIY craftings, albeit some of its allure has faded through its years of production.
The Black Phone is a disappointment; what was marketed as a stripped-down and claustrophobic horror film ends up with ghostly apparitions and IT-esque residue.
Flux Gourmet uses gastronomy and sound to deliver an oddball yet weirdly fascinating eccentric experience that nobody else, but Strickland, could have crafted.
Revealer is a charmingly wonky horror-comedy with B-movie inflictions that both make and break the film overall.
The Sea Beast is a beautifully animated and magnetically voiced-performed pirate’s tale with Fantastic Beasts and Jurassic Park narrative totallings.
Lightyear takes inspiration from the space exploration pictures of the 70s and 80s to craft a colorfully animated yet narratively faulty romp of the famed space ranger.