The Babadook is femalecentric in ways that other horror movies, while often dominated by tough "final girls," rarely are.
We know Alejandro González Iñárritu has a dark side (just watch Amores Perros), and it's not entirely hidden here, but it's also beautiful and, at times, unexpected.
The saga of the Ekdahl family, spanning approximately 1907–1908, famously contains several Bergman biographical elements and a summation of lifelong themes.
Hidden codes, secret meanings and mixed messages pulse through the reliable, old-fashioned, buzzing copper wires of this true-life British period drama with Benedict Cumberbatch.
The Look of Silence is recent MacArthur Genius Grant winner Joshua Oppenheimer's staggering follow-up to his haunting documentary The Act of Killing.
For his latest institutional exploration, the great documentarian Frederick Wiseman turns his inquisitive lens on the employees, patrons and paintings in London’s National Gallery.
The movie belongs to Jack Nicholson, modulating his more subtle work in Chinatown and Five Easy Pieces to play Randle, a charming criminal who's managed to get himself transferred to a mental institution.
“Don’t kill him—wear him down.” Those are among the first words we hear in Abderrahmane Sissako’s devastating African drama Timbuktu.
As filmmakers, the Dardenne brothers are never less than reliable, yet still, Two Days, One Night feels like one of their best.
One of a handful of great artists working in French cinema today, Claire Denis returns to Africa for the first time since Beau Travail for a mesmerising portrait of civil war, racial tension and one woman’s resistance to change in an unnamed, French-speaking African country.