An eye catching and frequently amusing bit of prehistoric fun for the whole family, The Croods: A New Age, might not be a necessary animated sequel, but at least it’s a decent one.
A noticeable comedown in quality from its already uneven predecessor, The Christmas Chronicles: Part 2 is a cheap and lazy sequel.
An empowering and emotionally authentic depiction of a teenager put into a dire situation, British director Sarah Gavron’s Rocks is gutting and hopeful in equal measure.
Nathalie Bibeau’s Canadian documentary The Walrus and the Whistleblower (which picked up one of the Audience Award prizes at Hot Docs earlier this year) is the perfect marriage of a cracking legal drama and a vital social advocacy exposee.
Hillbilly Elegy, director Ron Howard’s latest and most blatant stab at dramatic Oscar glory in a decade, is an objectionable, polished, sanitized take on important subject matter
Fatman has a premise that sounds far more raucous on paper than it appears in execution.
Another electrifying, articulate, and entertaining effort from director David Fincher, Mank is both a cracking biopic about famed screenwriter Herman Mankiewicz and something far more personal for the filmmaker.
A pleasingly strange comedy, writer-director Nicolas Bedos’ La Belle Epoque takes a somewhat familiar high concept and applies it to the story of two men who are growing older, but not necessarily wiser when it comes to love.
A bittersweet and sometimes harrowing meshing of young love and adult anxieties, filmmaker Oualid Mouaness’ first feature 1982 takes some time to get going, but hits every note perfectly once it finds its balance.
Milos Forman’s multiple Oscar winning Amadeus is not only one of the best films made about professional jealousy and classical music, it’s also – rather uniquely – a young person’s movie.