Firestarter

You might recall the poster or DVD artwork of Drew Barrymore as a child standing with a look of anxiety with flames behind her in the 1984 horror-thriller titled Firestarter [...]

The Duke

“I am you, and you are me.” This phrase from the protagonist of The Duke, Kempton Bunton (Jim Broadbent), is repeated several times over the course of the film, by [...]

Pleasure

Based on the 2013 award-winning short film of the same title, Pleasure, the feature film debut by Swedish filmmaker Ninja Thyberg is an impressive debut feature in this harrowing, deeply [...]

Happening

The top-prize winner of the Golden Lion at the 2021 Venice Film Festival, newcomer writer-director Audrey Diwan has delivered a timely call to action with Happening, a visceral, character-driven, and [...]

Vortex

Gaspar Noe's most compassionate film of his career, Vortex, recalls Michael Haneke's 2012 masterpiece Amour as both films explore the final months of an elderly married couple who have been [...]

Petite Maman

Petite Maman, the stunning fifth film by French auteur Celine Sciamma (Portrait of a Lady on Fire, Tomboy, Girlhood) finds her exploring childhood innocence once again as she combines fantasy [...]

The Bad Guys

Animated films have taken a leap of faith in the last decade, from animation ranging heavily from hand-drawn scene packs to full-fledged 3D animation taking the stage in recent years. [...]

Memory

Academy-Award nominee and major action star as of 2009, Liam Neeson has seen his stature as a major action hero wain a bit over the last half a decade. With [...]