Films like Breaking Fast introduce audiences to cultures that they may not be familiar with — that they may even be hostile to — but through conflicts and dreams that are universal, that revolve around family, love, and friendship.
This is a wicked and entertaining satire on the dizzying class conflicts roiling Indian society, a neo-Marxist story of masters and servants, money and corruption — a Horatio Alger tale with a devilish twist.
Azizler is a slow burn; unfortunately, the payoff isn’t worth the wait.
Politics is not the filmmaker’s interest in this lovely, affecting documentation of non-bureaucratic, everyday life in Havana.
Fern may be house-less, but she’s not homeless — there’s a difference, she explains; her home will be the road, and the road is full of life, love, challenges, and surprises, all there for the taking.
Director Chloé Zhao evokes the refreshing experience of freedom felt at the end of a nomad’s typical work day.
A powerful document about the persecution of an American icon and the government that tried to destroy him.
Pieces of a Woman is an affecting film about the depths of mourning highlighted by Vanessa Kirby’s gut-wrenching lead performance.
While the film is determinedly called “Herself “(“you got this, girl…”), the subtitle could equally have been “It Takes a Village…”
Celebrate impeachment in your home with this critic’s fourteenth list of movies guaranteed to entertain.