A star-studded ensemble can’t save this latest adaptation of Chekhov’s famous play from mediocrity.
Desiree Akhavan presents a confident, heartbreaking portrait of life inside a Christian conversion therapy camp.
Documentarian Bart Layton blurs the line between fact and fiction in his compelling heist drama.
Johnny Knoxville plays a theme park entrepreneur with no regard for customer safety in this well-meaning but ultimately uninspired comedy.
A father uses technology to find his missing daughter in the latest ‘screenlife’ thriller.
A tempestuous romance on national themes makes for chilly viewing in Pawel Pawlikowski’s monochrome drama.
By Thomas Hobbs
A new documentary profiling trip-hop pioneer James Lavelle and his influential label Mo’Wax Records.
Idris Elba makes his directorial debut with a partial adaptation of Victor Headley’s cult 1992 novel.
By Anton Bitel
A man finds himself aided in his quest for revenge by an unusual piece of tech in this slick thriller from Leigh Whannell.
Sean McAllister’s documentary is a welcome antidote to the many grim representations of the poor.
A puppet detective investigates a series of brutal murders in this underwhelming comedy from Brian Henson.
Eugene Jarecki’s Elvis-inspired road movie doubles as a eulogy for the American Dream.
A black cop infiltrates the Ku Klux Klan in Spike Lee’s fiery, fiercely funny takedown of institutional racism.
By Beth Webb
Emma Thompson delivers a heartfelt turn as a high court judge presiding over a difficult case in the second Ian McEwan adaptation of 2018.
By Mark Asch
The inhabitants of a Turkish retirement home contemplate life’s big questions in this captivating doc from Shevaun Mizrahi.
Norma Shearer, Joan Crawford and Rosalind Russell are as sensational as ever in George Cukor’s classic Hollywood comedy.
By Ella Kemp
Piglet, Pooh and Tigger too are brought back to life in this big-hearted Disney live-action animation.
Mark Cousins returns with an essay feature on the doodles and draftsmanship of Orson Welles.