All Day and a Night is less than the sum of its parts, a collection of tropes held together by clichés.
Three independent stories, told with a style so sober that it sometimes feels cold.
Transit builds a tense fraught atmosphere, although it feels like a halfway adaptation, trying to modernize its story without committing to it.
Monos is a visually arresting, if nihilistic, vision of humanity untethered.
Marielle Heller’s ode to kindness, a touching tribute to our better nature.
The Assistant is a quiet, discreet film that speaks heavy truths not with bold exclamations but with clear-eyed serenity. It is worth listening to, and pondering the things we take for granted even in our daily work.
An uncomfortable exposé, written by Shia LaBeouf, about his own absue and resulting trauma.
Driven by a career-best performance from Hugh Jackman, Bad Education is delightful and quick-witted.
The story of a man who learns that to tame a horse, the first thing you have to control is yourself.
Bull takes a slice-of-life, almost documentary-like approach to its characters and their hardships, which works for and against the story.