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Vikram Dasgupta's "Beyond Moving" follows a young South African boy born into poverty who becomes a ballet star. It's utterly compelling and inspiring.
'The Vast of Night' draws from late-'50s science fiction and radio plays by leaving its thrills unseen and letting the audience create them instead.
Tamara Dawit delves into the family lore surrounding her barely discussed aunt Sally, who joined a radical communist group to fight Ethiopia's corrupt military dictatorship.
David Simon and Ed Burns' adaptation of Philip Roth's alternative history novel is compelling and mostly faithful, even if it gets bogged down in modern parallels.
As "Shutter Island" turns 10, it's worth looking back at how Martin Scorsese's beguiling experiment is far more serious than its genre trappings suggest.
'The Night House' evolves from a simple haunted house story to a chilling examination of grief, with plenty of spooky noises along the way.
Eliz Hittman's 'Never Rarely Sometimes Always' explores the humiliations and obstacles that block women's paths to abortion throughout the US.
Joko Anwar's 'Impetigore' is a chilling film enlivened by a great sense of dialog, even if it sometimes slips into parody.
Alan Ball's 'Uncle Frank' wants to be a heartwarming coming-of-age tale, but the turn from comedy to melodrama will give you whiplash.