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Army of the Dead

By Hannah Strong

A team of mercenaries with nothing to lose are hired for the heist of a lifetime in zombie-infested Las Vegas.

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Some Kind of Heaven

By Aimee Knight

This poignant documentary throws open the pearly gates of Florida’s largest retirement village.

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Monster

By Flora Spencer Grant

Kelvin Harrison Jr goes on trial in this well-intention but overly melodramatic look at America’s racist legal system.

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Apples

By Hannah Strong

This stylish first feature from Greek writer/director Christos Nikou fails to build on its intriguing premise.

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Cowboys

By Cheyenne Bunsie

Steve Zahn brings his usual laid-back charm to this homespun drama about a father and his trans son.

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Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street

By Zosha Millman

Fuzzy feels abound in this entertaining if slight documentary about the creation of the iconic kids’ TV show.

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Homeward

By David Jenkins

This brooding Ukrainian road movie shows major promise for its first-time director, Nariman Aliev.

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Black Bear

By Ben Nicholson

Aubrey Plaza plays an indie filmmaker who seeks inspiration at a lake house retreat in this ambiguous slow-burner.

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Sisters with Transistors

By Caitlin Quinlan

This illuminating documentary profiles extraordinary women musicians who shaped electronic sound.

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I Blame Society

By Josh Slater-Williams

A filmmaker turns serial killer in this lively meta mockumentary from writer/director Gillian Wallace Horvat.

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Henry Glassie: Field Work

By David Jenkins

An ASMR-powered documentary portrait of the famed and eloquent ethnographer and folklorist.

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Sequin in a Blue Room

By David Jenkins

There’s a touch of Gregg Araki about this formally ambitious LGBT+ drama about sex in the digital age.

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Songs My Brothers Taught Me

By Ella Kemp

There’s poetry in the mundane at every turn in Chloé Zhao’s impressive debut feature from 2015.

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The Mauritanian

By David Jenkins

Kevin Macdonald’s based-on-a-true-story Guantanamo Bay drama too often loses its dramatic footing.

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Undine

By David Jenkins

Paula Beer plays a woman with a supernatural secret in this unconventional modern-day fairy tale.

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Minari

By Kambole Campbell

This gorgeous semi-memoir filters the ragged glory of the American Dream through a family of South Korean immigrant farmers.

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Godzilla vs King Kong

By Charles Bramesco

Two of cinema’s most iconic monsters square off in Adam Wingard’s underwhelming IP crossover.

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