The realistic grief of ‘Cherry’

The characters in the Russo brothers' new traumatic drama are people struggling with the all-too-common burdens of PTSD, addiction, and mental illness.

Two quintessentially American stories on film open virtually on Friday

Powerful awards season contenders ‘Minari’ and ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ are moving tributes to less-visible American experiences.

Ukrainian drama 'Atlantis' offers hope amid its post-war desolation

Bleak aesthetics and despondent characters make for a cold and alienating film, but “Atlantis” contains some rays of light.

'One Night in Miami' is a fly-on-the-wall to an historic gathering

With four terrific performances, ‘One Night’ is a triumphant directorial debut for actress Regina King.

‘The Reason I Jump’ aims to evoke the experience of living with autism

Using the language of cinema, the powerful film attempts to portray the experiences of five autistic young people from around the globe.

'Wonder Woman 1984' is hopeful and optimistic, but spins its wheels

We're not going to turn down a Chris Pine '80s makeover montage, but too much of Diana's identity revolves around her romantic relationship.

In his final role, Chadwick Boseman steals 'Ma Rainey's' show

The contentious story highlights the contributions Black Americans have made to culture, and how little the country values them in return.

'Another Round' tips the bottle to a tipping point

Danish filmmaker Thomas Vinterberg's tale about male friendship, aging, and alcoholism is by turns funny, sad, and ultimately cathartic.

'Happiest Season' is a sweet, gay twist on the holiday rom-com

'Happiest Season' is a vibrant, gay twist on a conventional narrative that makes it a welcome addition to the holiday rom-com cannon.

Anomaly film festival review: 'The Columnist'

In Ivo van Aart's dark comedy-horror film "The Columnist," a newspaper journalist gets bloody revenge on her merciless internet trolls.

Anomaly film festival review: 'The Paper Tigers'

Quoc Bao Tran's film is a fresh take on the action genre, following three former kung fu students avenging their master's murder.

Anomaly film festival review: 'The Twentieth Century'

"The Twentieth Century," an absurdist political fantasy depicting a dystopian Canada of the past, may have prescient lessons in the present.


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