The film is certainly intently devoted to the hoariness of this odd-couple scenario.
There’s a surprising sense of communal exchange between the male strippers and their fans in Gene Graham’s documentary.
The film is a poignant but hopelessly clichéd story of survival in the face of adversity.
Joe Talbot's film is a melancholic reflection on gentrification and urban black experience.
The film succeeds as a stingingly personal missive aimed squarely at Brazil’s right-wing president.
Rather than a slice-of-life documentary, The Raft becomes a rather moving political parable.
The story of DeLorean’s life suggests Citizen Kane set in the world of cars.
Throughout, the too-brief depictions of Luciano Pavarotti’s flaws are conspicuously shrouded in a veil of hagiography.
The experience of watching Dominga Sotomayor’s film is not unlike entering a stranger’s dream without an anchor.
Despite a few undeniably intense and lurid moments, the film lacks the pulsating fury of a significant genre work.
In the end, the filmmakers settle for stigmatizing victimhood, abusing Sue Ann almost as much as her former tormentors.
The film finds Dónal Foreman exploring the suggestive gaps that exist between his own biography and that of his father.
The film is frustrating in the end for reaffirming the traditional blockbuster’s allegiance to human perseverance.
Derek Jarman’s 1990 film isn’t without hope that we can regrow a paradise.
Beautiful loneliness, as the film suggestively reveals, is a texture that Frank knows all too well.
The film goes through its motions too quickly for its imagery to convey the irrepressible force of provocation.
Many of the selections at this year’s festival were genre films, or, at least, exhibited notable genre-adjacent elements.
Bong Joon-ho’s excoriation of a dehumanizing social culture is mounted with dazzling formal invention.
The crazier Richard Shepard’s film gets, the more routine and mechanical it comes to feel.
The film is Quentin Tarantino’s magnum opus, a sweeping statement on an entire generation of American popular culture.