French Exit

‘French Exit’ is an Absurd Satire Better Enjoyed at Another Time


Michelle Pfeiffer’s captivating performance can’t overcome the faults of this bougie comedy.

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‘Swimming Out Till the Sea Turns Blue’ is a Rare Misstep for Jia Zhangke


Too much time with talking heads makes for a static, unbalanced examination of Chinese society over the past 80 years.

Tsai-Ming-liang’s Days

Tsai Ming-liang’s ‘Days’ is a Still, Hypnotic Immersion in Loneliness and Human Connection


Tsai Ming-liang and Lee Kang-sheng create a tender, cavernous narrative that affirms the monotony and beauty of being and the exhaustion that stems from that dichotomy.

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‘Lovers Rock’ Immerses Us in an Energetic Reggae House Party


Steve McQueen revitalizes what we all miss about house parties and depicts an experience unique to the vibrant West Indian community in London circa 1980.

Fall Festival Movies

The 25 Best Films of Fall Festival Season 2019


We went to Venice, Toronto, New York, and Austin and saw numerous wonderful films — these are the 25 best.

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The 2019 Fall Festival Awards


The fall festival circuit may be over… but awards season is just beginning.

Varda By Agnès

‘Varda by Agnès’ Is a Remarkably Transparent Farewell from One of Cinema’s Greatest Directors


Varda’s self-portrait takes us through her career and the full spectrum of human emotion.

First Cow

Kelly Reichardt and ‘First Cow’ Cast Talk the Movie’s Tender Moments at NYFF Press Conference


The tactics that made this frontier buddy film so heartfelt will make you love the film even more.

Marriage Story

‘Marriage Story’ Review: A Dive Between the Dichotomies of Love and Heartbreak


Noah Baumbach will break your heart and make you laugh with his new film about divorce.