Living

Remakes are a film tradition almost as old as filmmaking itself, with Georges Melies remaking a Lumiere brothers short, both made in 1896. While it would seem most worthwhile to [...]

Close

Two teenage boys find their innocent intimacy and friendship in turmoil during the new school year in Close, Lukas Dhont's sensitive and potent sophomore feature that was just nominated for [...]

Women Talking

Since the #MeToo movement, many women have come forward to reveal unflattering details about the abuse they have endured and suffered from, which has been covered up for years by [...]

Alice, Darling

By channeling the tropes of psychological thrillers that are about romantic obsession, Mary Nighy's directorial debut Alice, Darling is gender-reversed like the 1996 iconic thriller Fear, but it ends up [...]

The Son

Films portraying characters with mental illness are a common occurrence. While often clumsy in such portrayals in the past, writers and directors have, on the whole, gotten better over time [...]

Skinamarink

Skinamarink, will certainly draw comparisons to stripped down ultra-low budget horror movies like Paranormal Activity, The Blair Witch, Open Water, or even David Lynch's Eraserhead. The horror in the film [...]

Saint Omer

While the film holds all the striking realism of a documentary, the emotional depth displayed by French filmmaker Alice Diop bounces between a courtroom drama and a cinema verité chamber [...]

A Man Called Otto

It's now been seven years since the Swedish comedy-drama A Man Called Ove (2015) became an Oscar nominee for Best International Film and Best Makeup, and it was a critical and [...]