‘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.
Justin Kurzel’s latest film boasts a great supporting cast, and applies a gritty aesthetic to one of Australia’s most renowned criminals.
The Safdie Brothers have crafted a hectic, abrasive crime thriller that revels in its misery.
A classic Hollywood drama with fast cars and a stellar Christian Bale performance that feels great despite a lack of emotional substance.
Eddie Murphy is back and in fine form as the creator of a hit Blaxploitation film, though the film doesn’t always live up to his talents.
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Robert Eggers follows up ‘The Witch’ with a Lovecraftian nightmare that excels in almost every regard with two dizzying lead performances.
Steven Soderbergh’s newest film is an exploration (and explanation) of the 2015 Panama Papers leak that revealed unimaginable global corruption.
‘Crazy World’ is the latest Wakaliwood film from Uganda to be translated and brought to the world, containing crazy action on a low budget.
Terrence Malick makes a glorious return to scripted films with this searing portrait of faith at all costs.
Trippy visuals and historical context ground this ambitious science fiction film.
Kiyoshi Kurosawa steers clear of thriller and horror territory with this lovely film about a Japanese woman adrift in a foreign land.
‘Saint Maud’ provides a nuanced look at religious fanaticism with an explosive ending, anchored by a chilling lead performance.
Keith Thomas’ debut feature ‘The Vigil’ sometimes falls victims to horror clichés, but is lifted up by a strong lead performance.
‘Guns Akimbo’ brings violence and carnage to the real world in an over-stylized, immature effort to tackle internet culture.
‘Knives Out’ is an enjoyable enough drawing-room mystery from Rian Johnson, though it disappoints with its conventionality.