Film Festivals

A Girl Missing

‘A Girl Missing’ Review: More Confusing Than Mysterious


This Japanese crime drama is interesting but has a hard time finding its flow.


‘Synchronic’ Review: A Warm and Suspenseful Call for Human Connection


The filmmakers behind ‘Spring’ and ‘The Endless’ tell an affecting tale about the importance of the people in our lives.

First Love

‘First Love’ Review: More Bloody Fun From the Legendary Takashi Miike [Fantastic Fest]


Miike has made the best ‘True Romance’ riff you’ll ever see.

Personal History Of David Copperfield

‘The Personal History of David Copperfield’ Review: Aims For Whimsy But Comes Up Short


Armando Iannucci’s take on Dickens is a stilted and tedious step down from ‘The Death of Stalin.’

I Was At Home But

‘I Was At Home, But…’ Review: An Expressionless Attempt at Stoicism


This atmospheric drama lacks the emotional impact its premise suggests.

True History Of The Kelly Gang

‘True History of the Kelly Gang’ Review: A Gleefully Bonkers Take on Australia’s Greatest Outlaw


More like Portrait of a Kelly Gang on Fire.

Jojo Rabbit Forest

‘Jojo Rabbit’ Review: A Hitler Comedy That’s More Safe Than Subversive


Taika Waititi’s latest is too cute to land a punch.

Young Ahmed

‘Young Ahmed’ Review: A Dark Look at Impressionable Adolescence


The Dardenne brothers latest film takes on a complicated young subject and clutching your chest.

Knives Out

‘Knives Out’ Review: A Whodunit That’s Fun But Faulted


If nothing else, Rian Johnson’s film is definitive proof that Daniel Craig has impeccable comedic talents.