A FECUND FAIRY TALE IN REVERSEIn Effie Gray, symmetry signals the cruel constraint of Victorian society.
HOPE FOR ILLUMINATIONSufjan Stevens has never made an album as nakedly autobiographical as Carrie & Lowell.
TECHNOLOGY AND MISDEMEANORSNoah Baumbach's While We're Young relies on frustratingly broad observational humor.
A 100-MINUTE GAY-PANIC ATTACKGet Hard sacrifices satire for a pandering litany of unbearable stereotypes.
ALLEGORY AS AFTERTHOUGHTWhite God affects long takes and a general air of artistically inclined realism.