A biopic of Palestinian singer Mohammed Assaf, star of Arab Idol, and his bumpy road to success.
Director Yorgos Lanthimos’s blackly comic satire—a discombobulating rush of inventiveness and imagination that doesn’t let up.
Whit Stillman’s adaptation of Jane Austen’s Lady Susan, a posthumously published novella about a devious widow who goes husband-hunting for both herself and her daughter. It has intrigue, musings on marriage, and a fascinating female lead.
An introduction to the life and work of a groundbreaking artist and the 1960s art scene.
Director Ben Wheatley adapts J.G. Ballard’s dystopian and predictive novel into a strikingly stylish film, heightening the tone of the book and its excesses.
A hothouse drama and a refreshingly cynical thriller with two ace performers pushing edgy parts way over-the-top.
What starts as a cancer drama shifts to a thriller that plays out almost seemingly in real time.
Jacques Audiard’s moody heartbreaker, the winner of the Cannes Palme d’Or last year, daringly places a rough-and-ready, documentary-ish shooting style alongside confident, startling artistry.
Director Jeppe Ronde uses a real-life event as the basis for a haunting, ethereal film, a sort of inverted Rebel Without a Cause. These teens don’t lash out so much as cave in.
Most gay independent films are forgettable, but every once in a while there are the rare gems that are the exception to the rule. Beautiful Something is one of them.